Myanmar celebrity model arrested as military targets public figures

Myanmar celebrity model arrested as military targets public figures

The Guardian

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Social media accounts of Paing Takhon, who has a huge online following, are taken down following anti-coup comments

One of Myanmar’s most popular celebrities, the model and actor Paing Takhon, has been arrested by a military that is increasingly targeting celebrities who have criticised the coup.

Paing Takhon, who has a huge online following, was detained at 5am on Thursday, and is the latest of thousands of people to be held since the February coup.

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