Aung Than

Zeya Aung and Aung Than collaboratively wrote a book of poems and were subsequently arrested on politically motivated charges. Others involved in the production of the book were also… More

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Ma Thida

Human rights activist, surgeon, and writer Ma Thida was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges of endangering public peace, distributing unlawful literature, and having contact with illegal… More

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Activist-comedian Zarganar was arrested after providing disaster relief with Zaw Thet Htwe to regions hit hardest by a 2008 cyclone. He was arrested as part of a widespread crackdown… More