Myanmar photographer arrested at protest dies in custody – friends, media

Myanmar photographer arrested at protest dies in custody – friends, media
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(Reuters) – A photographer detained after an anti-coup protest in Myanmar’s biggest city last week has died while in custody, according to accounts from his friends, media reports and an advocacy group. Soe Naing, who trained as a graphic designer and started documenting demonstrations after the military seized power in February, was detained last Friday while taking photographs of deserted Yangon streets during a “silent strike” protest. A friend of Soe Naing, who asked not to be identified due to safety concerns, said they had been told about the death but had not seen his body. Reports abou…

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