Scores of detained Rohingya freed in Myanmar as coronavirusvirus fears mount

On Wednesday a court suddenly dropped cases against two of the largest groups of arrested Rohingya, totalling 128 people. “Charges against both adults and children are withdrawn and they are to be released,” judge Khin Myat Myat Htun told Pathein court in Ayeyarwady Region. An AFP reporter confirmed four buses carrying the Rohingya and bound for Yangon left Pathein prison early Thursday morning.