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Four Political Detainees Executed In Myanmar

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Convicted under Myanmar's counter-terrorism law

Myanmar has executed four political detainees - the first use of capital punishment in decades.

Two were democracy activists, including a former representative from Aung San Suu Kyi’s party.

The activists were convicted under the country's counter-terrorism law.

The two other men were convicted of killing a woman they believed was a military informer.

Sky's Asia correspondent, Tom Cheshire, says the executions have received international condemnation:

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