The decapitated body of a volunteer teacher in rural Myanmar was found on grotesque display at a village school after he was detained and killed by the military, witnesses said on Thursday. Photo: AP
The decapitated body of a volunteer teacher in rural Myanmar was found on grotesque display at a village school after he was detained and killed by the military, witnesses said on Thursday. Photo: AP
Myanmar

Myanmar villagers say army beheaded schoolteacher

  • Saw Tun Moe was a long-time educator who took part in antimilitary protests before taking charge of a school founded by country’s pro-democracy movement
  • The UN has documented 260 attacks on schools and education personnel since the army takeover, the UN Child Rights Committee said in June

The decapitated body of a volunteer teacher in rural Myanmar was found on grotesque display at a village school after he was detained and killed by the military, witnesses said on Thursday. Photo: AP
The decapitated body of a volunteer teacher in rural Myanmar was found on grotesque display at a village school after he was detained and killed by the military, witnesses said on Thursday. Photo: AP
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