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Posts Tagged ‘Sentencing’ (2 found)

Sentencing of May Sabe Phyu and Maran Jaw Gun Highlights New Tactics of Intimidation

May Sabe Phyu aka Hkawn Htoi, Maran Jaw Gun, court hearing 27th Nov 2012, credit Mark Farmaner Burma Campaign UKTwo Kachin peace activists, May Sabe Phyu and Maran Jaw Gun, were today fined 40,000 Kyat ($40, £24), for violating Section 18 of Burma’s Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law, The case took place at San Chaung Township Court, Rangoon.

They had taken part in a peaceful protest in Rangoon on the International Day of Peace 2012, highlighting how the Burmese government broke a ceasefire in Kachin State, Burma, in 2011 […]

November 26, 2013  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Human Rights Defenders Messrs Moe Thway and D Nyein Lin Receive Prison Sentence Along with Four Other Peaceful Protesters

On 21 November 2013, six peaceful demonstrators were sentenced to one month’s imprisonment in Kyimyindaing Court in Rangoon under Section 18 of the 2011 Peaceful Assembly Law.

The charges of “protesting without prior permission” had been brought against human rights defenders Moe Thway andD Nyein Lin, as well as Ma Thandar,Aung Moe OoMyin Kyaw Oo and Soe Moe Tun, for demonstrating in Rangoon on 1 December 2012 against the forceful treatment of peaceful protesters who were camping near the Letpadaung copper mine, in central Burma […]

November 22, 2013  •  By Front Line Defenders  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤