Myanmar: State of Fear – 101 East exposes a secret interrogation centre and claims of torture

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    Since a military coup in February, a climate of terror has settled over Myanmar.

    Thousands have been detained and hundreds allegedly killed by authorities, following widespread protests against the military takeover.

    Disappearances, detention without charge, alleged torture and mysterious deaths are just some of the acts under the spotlight.

    This special 101 East investigation uses witness testimony, forensic analysis, and leaked documents to reveal how the Myanmar military is creating a state of fear.

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    In This Story: Myanmar

    Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country’s largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.

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