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BANGKOK (AP) — Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he endured beatings and other cruelty for his efforts to bring democracy. "The military government was so brutal for many years," he said of the former junta, ...
Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been charged with violating the Official Secrets Act shortly after reporting the escape of about 655,000 Rohingya Muslims from militant persecutors in the Rakhine State. According to Reuters, the journalists were detained on Dec. 12, 2017, after being invited to ...

“They arrested us and took action against us because we were trying to reveal the truth,” Wa Lone told reporters as he and Kyaw Soe Oo were led out of the court and back to Yangon's Insein prison after the 30-minute hearing. Khin Maung Zaw, a lawyer representing the two journalists, said the charges ...
While San Zaw Htway was in Insein prison, serving a 36-year sentence, he would gather the inedible, raw grains that were mixed in with his daily bowl of rice and throw them a few yards in order to feed the sparrows that gathered along a prison fence. At first, he had to throw the grains down three flights of ...
YANGON — Daw Tin Thuzar, 59, who was serving a prison sentence of 16 years and one month for torturing two young domestic workers, died on Saturday at the Insein Prison hospital, according to her lawyer Daw Hnin Su Aung. Daw Tin Thuzar is one of four members of the family that owns the Ava Tailor ...
It is sad that he was in solitary confinement in Insein Prison when he died on June 8, 1997. I heard he fell while he was meditating and then lost consciousness. Then he was sent to the prison hospital and died later. Could you tell me about that day? Kaung Myat Shwe: We only know what the military ...

Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, were returned after the hearing in Rangoon to the notorious Insein prison, where they have spent almost a month. They were arrested on December 12 after going to meet police officers who are understood to have given them secret documents. If convicted they face up ...
After the 30-minute hearing, he and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, were taken back to Insein prison. There were emotional scenes outside the courthouse where the journalists family members were gathered, AFP news agency reported. Wa Lone shouted to reporters that he was "trying to be strong". The pair are due ...
The former director of Insein prison who was in charge when the Scorpions were prisoners refused to answer any questions. Where the venom ...
I was granted bail on August 8 from Dagon Township Court, but was brought back to Insein Prison because there was still a case in Tarmwe ...
The group spent the next four months and four days in an annex of Rangoon's Insein Prison. Win Maw Oo, a 15-year-old Rangoon student, ...
... yelling and threatening to harm people of other religion, was jailed for eight days in Insein Prison, a police officer told The Myanmar Times on ...
Barely a month after completing a 10-year prison sentence, he was re-arrested on August 18 and remanded the following day in Insein Prison.
Aung Ko Htwe was nonetheless returned to custody at Insein Prison after the trial concluded. His next hearing will take place on September 8.
“We are starting to transfer about 100 prisoners from Insein prison to Daik-U prison. It will be opened soon and it had been approved to open ...
She added he was currently being held at Yangon's notorious Insein prison with the first court date scheduled for September 1. Police in Dagon ...
Win Ko Ko Latt, Thet Myo Oo, Naung Daw Lay, also known as Naing Win Tun, and Nay Win Aung were detained in Insein Prison. The three ...

Both men spent nearly two months behind bars at Insein Prison before a bail application was granted in January. During a testy media ...
Families of detained 88 Student Group leaders seek family members at Yangon's Insein prison and other detention centers. Authorities do not confirm where the ...
This year, 67 prisoners at Insein Prison, 81 at Mandalay and 31 from Thayawady are engaged in basic education programs, according to the ...
Ten years later, in late 1998, in a cell block in Rangoon's Insein Prison, I found myself a neighbor of Naing Lin, a former army corporal jailed for ...
Members of Myanmar Human Rights Commission are pictured after their inspection of Insein prison in Yangon on March 14, 2017. / Pyay Kyaw ...
Five of the students were serving time at Mandalay's Obo Prison, and the other two at Insein Prison. They were granted amnesty under ...
The fourth painting depicts a pinball machine, which the artist compares to Insein Prison. “There are ups and downs, and entry and departure in ...
She was tortured during interrogations and jailed for six years in Insein Prison. The long-time activist co-founded the Democracy and Peace ...
The editor-in-chief of The Voice has been released on bail following more than two months' detention in Insein Prison, his lawyer confirmed ...
After that, the political prisoners were sent back to Insein Prison in Yangon. “The military dictator repelled by our eight heroes have been ...
They transferred him from Yangon's Insein Prison, where he was held overnight, to Mandalay to face charges for violating Article 66(d) of the ...
Two months later, Nu, her mother, and her two siblings were charged with the same offenses and sentenced to 17 years at Insein Prison ...
Hanged at Insein Prison in 1976, the only student activist to have been executed under junta rule, Salai Tin Maung Oo's last words on the ...
Five officials of a company operating international schools in the country have been detained in Insein central prison in Yangon while being ...
Five officials of a company operating international schools in the country have been detained in Insein central prison in Yangon while being ...
Released prisoners make their way out of Insein Prison in Rangoon on 12 October 2011. (Photo: Reuters). By MYANMAR NOW; 26 June 2017; Print ...
Along with her sister, brother, mother, and father, she was held in Yangon's notorious Insein Prison. To wash, she was given three cups of water ...
... and South Korean family members are arranged. Kang languishes in Insein prison for a quarter century, becoming its longest-serving inmate.
Two of the songs on the new album were written when he was in Insein Prison in 2007. At this time he was writing songs about politics, philosophy, and even love songs.
A guard closes a gate leading to Insein prison in Yangon. Photo - AFP. A team led by U Yu Lwin Aung will go to the cells starting today (February 23) and observe the situation and conditions, before issuing a report that contains the findings, analysis ...
The other 30 are serving time at the Insein Prison in Yangon. Prison Department deputy director U Min Htun Soe said the inmates will take the tests in the Ohbo Prison examination room.
Besides the hard labour camp, I also visited Insein prison in Yangon, and Buthidaung and Sittwe prisons in Rakhine state. In these prisons, I met prisoners and detainees who were charged (and convicted) for criticising high-level government or military ...
CEO U Than Htut Aung has appeared in the Tarmwe Township Court on a stretcher in an ambulance since his lawyer said he suffered a heart attack in Insein Prison on November 23. According to the Tarmwe Township Court, the plaintiff has submitted a line ...
He alighted from the police van in which he had travelled from Insein Prison and entered a court in Botahtaung Township for the latest hearing in a case that activist group Burma Campaign UK has described as "an injustice in and of itself".
When Yettaw was arrested, the trio was moved to Insein Prison for four months while they awaited trial. "Yettaw was restless and behaved strangely.
All three were sentenced to two-and-a-half years at the Insein Prison in Yangon. He was fed rice and gruel, and initially kept for 14 hours a day in a tiny stuffy cell that had an open sewer for a toilet.
Besides the hard labour camp, I also visited Insein prison in Yangon, and Buthidaung and Sittwe prisons in Rakhine State. In these prisons, I met prisoners and detainees who were charged (and convicted) for criticising high-level Government or military ...
"We have a plan to inspect Insein Prison. But we will first consult with the government. We informed the Yangon Region government committee about our plans via the parliamentary speaker.
Previously, the inmates had been transferred to Pathein from Rangoon's Insein Prison and Mon State's Mawlamyine Prison.
The two Eleven executives were bailed on January 6 after spending nearly three months in Insein Prison. The suit arose from a story that appeared in Eleven that appeared to suggest a link between an expensive timepiece allegedly worn by the chief ...
They were held in Insein Prison until Tamwe Township court granted Ks50 million bail to the pair on January 6. The next court hearing is scheduled for January 27.
For detained students hoping to sit the test, the new assessment centre means they can write the exam from within Mandalay's Central Prison, instead of requiring them to request a transfer to Yangon's Insein Prison. Educators hope the move will inspire ...
CEO U Than Htut Aung has appeared in the Tarmwe Township Court on a stretcher in an ambulance since his lawyer said he suffered a heart attack in Insein Prison on November 23. AFP reported that the January 6 bail request was accepted because the ...


 

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