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Posts Tagged ‘Thant Zin Htet’ (3 found)

Khin Mi Mi Khaing, Myint Myint Aye and Thant Zin Htet Released After Hunger Strike

Burma Campaign UK today welcomes the release of Khin Mi Mi Khaing, Myint Myint Aye and Thant Zin Htet, who have been on hunger strike since December 13th. The three were released after Pegu Divisional court accepted their appeal against the charges against them.

Khin Mi Mi Khaing and Myint Myint Aye are leaders of two independent women’s networks in Burma, and Thant Zin Htet is a student activist. In June, they visited Pae Ma Khan village in Bago Division to show their support to farmers who ploughed land that had been confiscated from them […]

December 24, 2013  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Jail

Three human rights activists, who were arrested in June, have been on hunger strike since 13th December. Khin Mi Mi Khaing, Myint Myint Aye and Thant Zin Htet were arrested for supporting farmers protests against land confiscation.

They have been on trial for more than six months. They have been refused bail, and faced more than 20 court hearings without a proper trial and verdict. They have gone on hunger strike to protest against their treatment by Burma’s judicial system […]

December 18, 2013  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Catherine Ashton Urged To Free Thant Zin Htet

Burma Campaign UK today highlights the case of Thant Zin Htet as political prisoner of the month in our No Political Prisoner Left Behind campaign, and urged EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, who oversees the drafting the UN General Assembly Resolution on Burma, to include demands for action in the resolution which will help solve the problem of political prisoners once and for all […]

October 4, 2013  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤