Activist Than Shwe (centre), who protested in front of the Chinese Embassy in Yangon against a Chinese-backed copper mine project, is hugged by crying members of his family. Photo: AP Activist Than Shwe (centre), who protested in front of the Chinese Embassy in Yangon against a Chinese-backed copper mine project, is hugged by crying members of his family. Photo: AP
Activist Than Shwe (centre), who protested in front of the Chinese Embassy in Yangon against a Chinese-backed copper mine project, is hugged by crying members of his family. Photo: AP

Myanmar court adds hard labour to punishment for six activists over Chinese embassy protest

Activist Than Shwe (centre), who protested in front of the Chinese Embassy in Yangon against a Chinese-backed copper mine project, is hugged by crying members of his family. Photo: AP Activist Than Shwe (centre), who protested in front of the Chinese Embassy in Yangon against a Chinese-backed copper mine project, is hugged by crying members of his family. Photo: AP
Activist Than Shwe (centre), who protested in front of the Chinese Embassy in Yangon against a Chinese-backed copper mine project, is hugged by crying members of his family. Photo: AP
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