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Posts Tagged ‘Mahn Nyein Maung’ (4 found)

KNU Statement on Release of Padoh Mahn Nyein Maung

A member of the Central Standing Committee of the KNU, Mahn Nyein Maung, who hand been sentenced to life plus 3 years, was released on March 19, 2012, on the pardon by President of the Union of Burma (Myanmar), U Thein Sein […]

March 26, 2012  •  By Karen National Union  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Cynical Manipulation of Legal System Prefigures Continued Authoritarianism

Two cases in Burma’s courts that recently have attracted some public attention reveal aspects of a legal system being cynically manipulated, aspects that afford strong guarantees for the continuation of authoritarian practices and mentalities […]

March 26, 2012  •  By Asian Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Pado Mahn Nyein Maung Must Be Released and Grave Charges Dropped

We note that in July 2011 Pado Mahn Nyein Maung, a member of the Karen National Union (KNU) Central Committee, was deported from China to Burma and is currently under trial facing charges under the Unlawful […]

March 12, 2012  •  By Nationalities Youth Forum and Students and Youth Congress of Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

U Thein Sein Government Should Drop the Grave Charges Against Mahn Nyein Maung

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), AAPP-B, requests the U Thein Sein government to drop the spurious and trumped-up charges recently brought against a prominent Karen leader. Mahn Nyein Maung, a member of the Karen National Union Central Committee, is currently under trial facing charges under High Treason (122/1 of the penal code) and the Unlawful Associations Act (17/1). Both charges carry heavy sentences that are unwarranted in Mahn Nyein Maung’’s case […]

March 9, 2012  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤