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Juvenile detainees in the Sagaing Region capital are being held in police custody in violation of the Child Rights Law, and are allegedly deprived of meals and physically abused by older inmates.
Respect the election result, but don’t gloss over the flaws
The large turnout on November 8 powerfully demonstrated society’s commitment to democracy, but this should not overshadow deep flaws in the electoral process that threaten to undermine future progress.