Released! Bi Mon Te Nay Journal’s three journalists Kyaw Zaw Hein, Win Tin, Thura Aung, and owners Yin Min Htun and Kyaw Min Khaing were arrested in July last year and charged with making false statements that can “alarm the public” after reporting someone saying something which turned out to be incorrect.
They were sentenced to two years in prison.
Released! Rohingya community leaders Ba Thar, Kyaw Khin, Kyaw Myint and Hla Myint.
They were arrested in April 2013 for taking part in a community protest against the government-led population registration exercise.
The exercise did not allow members of the Rohingya community to identify themselves as Rohingya.
Released! Aung Ko Latt is a 36-year-old activist who works to promote human rights education by distributing leaflets and giving talks to people in Burma.
He was arrested in June 2011 with the false accusation of being a member of the Karen National Union (KNU) and bombing Myoma Market in Naypyidaw.
Released! Sein Than, a community leader who was arrested on 31st July 2014 for protesting without government permission.
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