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Khin Mar Yi (aka) Phwar Cho

Female, 50 years old

Killed in Sagaing on 19 2021-07-21

In March 2021, Khin Mar Yi (aka) Phwar Cho, ‌a former chairman of Sagaing Region’s Minkin Township Development Committee who has been suffering from chronic diabetes, was arrested and charged under Section 505(b) of the Penal Code, for involvement in the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM) and protesting against the military coup. She died on July 21, in a detention cell in Minkin, due to diabetes-induced heart failure, as she was not allowed to receive critical medical treatment at hospital, during her detainment.

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