Podcast: Deaths at youth detention centre spark investigation

Two teenagers held in detention at the Mandalay Youth Centre died after they were accused of attempting to escape detention. Their parents say they were beaten to death by other youths at the centre and that teachers also took part, and have accused the centre of failing to protect them. Now they are trying to seek justice.

This story is by Ei Ei Mon from Monywa Gazette.

Doh Athan is a weekly podcast that looks at human rights issues. It’s produced by Frontier with media partners from around the country, through a partnership with Fondation Hirondelle. The podcast is supported by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Myanmar and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

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By Ei Ei Mon

By Ei Ei Mon

Ei Ei Mon has been working as a journalist at the Monywa Gazette weekly journal since 2016.
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