Nay Phone Latt

Nay Phone Latt, whose blog had been praised by the BBC for publishing trustworthy news, was arrested in February 2008 and sentenced to a total of 20 years in… More

Lu Maw Naing The Unity Five

Lu Maw Naing was arrested with four other employees of the Unity newspaper after it published an exposé about an alleged secret chemical weapons factory. The ‘Unity Five’ were… More

San San Nwe

San San Nwe, a Burmese novelist, journalist, and activist, was sentenced in 1994 to ten years' imprisonment in relation to her activism and support for then-imprisoned politician Aung San… More

Yarzar Oo The Unity Five

Yarzar Oo was arrested with four other employees of the Unity newspaper after it published an exposé about an alleged secret chemical weapons factory. The ‘Unity Five’ were sentenced… More