Khun Myint Tun, National League for Democracy MP and former political prisoner from BurmaAdd to Lightbox Download
Khun Myint Tun, a National League for Democracy (NLD) member of parliament, was arrested in May 1996. He was charged with disturbing the state peace and stability and sentenced to 7 years. Along with fellow MP Kyaw Khin he was later sentenced to a further 3 years for giving videotapes of Aung San Suu Kyi's speeches to an Australian journalist. He was released in 2003 and fled Burma in 2007. He continues his political work in exile as Joint Secretary of The Members of Parliament Union (MPU) and as a Central Committee Member of the NLD-LA.
Kyaw Khin is an NLD MP and colleague of Khun Myint Tun. He was arrested in February 2005 after political pamphlets were reportedly found near him in a classroom and was sentenced to 14 years in prison. He was released from Taunglaylone prison in October 2011 under the general amnesty.
- Copyright © James Mackay / enigmaimages.net
- Image Size
- 5013x3335 / 7.3MB