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Govt Won’t Drop Charges Against Three Artists Over COVID-19 Mural

Govt Won’t Drop Charges Against Three Artists Over COVID-19 Mural

The deputy director of Kachin State’s religious affairs department is refusing to drop the legal case against three painters charged with violating Article 295 of Burma’s penal code, alleging the artists insulted religion with their…

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Calls Grow to Drop Charges Against Artists Over COVID-19 Mural

Calls Grow to Drop Charges Against Artists Over COVID-19 Mural

The Kachin State-based Legal Aid Network (LAN) has demanded that the case against three Myitkyina-based painters be dismissed one month after they were charged with “insulting religion” over their COVID-19 awareness mural. LAN made the…

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Three Painters Promoting COVID-19 Awareness Released on Bail, Charges Remain

Three Painters Promoting COVID-19 Awareness Released on Bail, Charges Remain

Three painters were released from jail on bail by a Myitkyina court on Thursday, but continue to face charges of “insulting religion” for their public mural promoting awareness of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Kachin…