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“All human beings are born free and equal

in dignity and rights.”

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Ko Zaw Win

Detained Since: May 9, 2014.

Charges: Trespassing and vandalism. Later upgraded to sedition.

Sentence: One-and-a-half years in prison.

Biography: Ko Zaw Win, an active participant in MDCF, was arrested while attending the trial of Ko Htin Kyaw on May 9, 2014, and sentenced under Section 505(b).  His charges included trespassing and vandalism, which were later upgraded to sedition.  He was taken into custody in Mandalay’s Obo Prison and has since been sentenced to one-and-a-half years’ imprisonment.