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“All human beings are born free and equal

in dignity and rights.”

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Ko Tin Maung Kyi

Ko Tin Maung Kyi is deputy director of the MDCF, and has been repeatedly arrested and harassed for his political activism.  He was most recently arrested on May 9, 2014, for the distribution of anti-government pamphlets.  Tin Maung Kyi is currently serving multiple six-month prison sentences in Insein Prison for violating Section 505(b) of Burma’s penal code, which prohibits publishing or circulating information that may cause public fear or alarm, and which may incite people to commit offences “against the State or against the public tranquility.”

Ko Tin Maung Kyi has been RELEASED.