She believes that if she was not involved in the entertainment industry, she would have studied fashion and created her own label. He was however soon to be recruited by the Thakin leaders for military training as the struggle for gathered momentum, and in April 1941 Kyaw Zaw, aged 21, joined a group of young men who would go down in history as the and left Burma secretly smuggled aboard a ship bound for ,. The court agrees to hear arguments from prosecutors and defense lawyers on the motion to dismiss on April 4. The military regime's move to as the capital of the country, he commented, indicated not so much the fear of invasion by the as the fear of another popular uprising in future. According to Yu Naing, they are also found in possession of a report on an attack by Rohingya rebels on a police station, a drawing of a map revealing the station, and a copy of a report on the status of Rohingya villages after the military crackdown. .
Their investigative reporting for Reuters on mass atrocity crimes in Rakhine State made Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo targets. Wa Lone joined Reuters in July 2016 and quickly established an esteemed reputation with his reporting on sensitive subjects, including land seizures by the powerful military, the murder of well-known politician Ko Ni, and killings by soldiers in the northeast of Myanmar. Thakin Shwe was now known by a Bo Kyaw Zaw Commander Fame. July 2, 2018: The prosecution and defense present their in the pre-trial phase of the case. He is best known for hosting in the televised singing competition show , which propelled him to fame in Myanmar. The Thirty Comrades were a group of Burmese men who secretly left Burma in 1941, and were trained by the Japanese on and returned to Burma with the invading Japanese Army in early to mid-1942. He was also one of the leaders of the , and had lived in exile in , , since 1989 after retiring from politics.
She graduated from the in 2004, and the with a degree in in 2008. A further appeal is possible before the Supreme Court. Here he met his future wife Than Sein, but he still had his mind set on learning English, and so at the beginning of 1941 Kyaw Zaw found himself back in Rangoon. The pre-trial phase ended on July 9, when the presiding judge announced that their case would move forward to a full trial starting on July 16. January 23, 2018: As the trial commences, Police Lieutenant Colonel Yu Naing tells the court that the journalists were arrested after they were found walking along a road carrying four official documents including a list of forces and weapons belonging to a police corps in the Maungdaw district of Rakhine State.
The sole surviving member of the Thirty Comrades today is Bo Yè Htut who is believed to be living in. Both Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are not only journalists but also writers. December 13, 2017: The Myanmar government claims that the two journalists face charges under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act for obtaining important secret papers. It is announced that the time they have already spent in jail will count towards the sentence. Rising to fame in 2016, he became a professional actor. London and New Jersey: Zed Books. It details how the Myanmar security forces and local Rakhine Buddhists were involved in the murder of 10 Rohingya Muslim men who were buried in a mass grave located in Rakhine State.
At their December 27 appearance, the case is adjourned for another two weeks. Concerted action is needed to abolish repressive laws, reform institutions, and support local civil society capacity to press for greater respect for free expression. December 27, 2017: Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo appear in court after being held incommunicado for two weeks at an unrevealed location without any contact with their family or lawyers. Many countries, including the U. On July 9, the presiding judge announced that their case would move forward to a full trial. February 11, 2018: Myanmar says actions will be taken against members of its security forces in relation to the murders, but it says it is not related to the Reuters report.
Phway Phway was listed as the Second Youngest Academy Award Winner after. Defense lawyer Than Zaw Aung argues the documents should not be admitted as evidence as it unclear who has had access to the phones and raises the question of whether the extraction of the files followed proper procedure. May 9, 2018: Police Captain Moe Yan Naing, who is now serving a prison sentence, testifies before the court detailing the actions taken by the police to frame the two journalists. Sign our petition to help free Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. International spectators urge Myanmar not to continue with the legal proceedings against the journalists. Pre-trial hearings began on January 23, 2018, and during a court hearing on February 1, 2018, they were denied a request for bail. May 16, 2018: Police Lance Corporal Naing Lin tells the court that though he met the journalists, he did not give the journalists any documents.
Among others, in his appeal to the Burmese Army personnel, Kyaw Zaw stated that he was one of the founding members of the Burmese Army. The two journalists are allowed to meet with family members and lawyers for the first time since their arrest. Zaw's role was suspect and recommended his discharge from the Army. February 14, 2018: One of the police officers who detained the reporters tells the court that he was not familiar with police procedures for recording arrests. Kyaw Zaw saw this and was himself slightly injured trampled by a horse.
She is a well-known actress in Burmese Entertainment Industry. During the period of 1953 to 1955, under Brigadier General Kyaw Zaw's command the Burmese Army fought the Kuomintang and drove them out of Burmese territory into. There he met teachers who were members of the We Burmans Association who made him become politically aware and soon joined the Yè tat The Braves - Dobama. July 17, 2018: Wa Lone states the police deprived him and Kyaw Soe Oo of sleep for more than two days, and placed black hoods over their heads while transporting them to a secret detention site where they were held incommunicado for two weeks. He is set to star in a short film project, sponsored by Myanmar Brewery. The prosecution has claimed that the two reporters were detained during a routine traffic stop, but the defense has argued the reporters were framed by police.
He had joined the Communist Party in 1944 and was elected to the Central Committee the following year. He was regarded by some as one of only three military leaders in Burma's history that enjoyed the status of teacher in the heart of ordinary soldiers; the other two were and. The Prime Minister at the time was and the Commander in Chief of the Army General. She is the cousin of Myanmar model and actress. He had however decided not to join the Army rebellion led by Communist commanders soon after independence in 1948; he was convalescing from tuberculosis. September 3: On September 3, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are under Section 3. However, under the new government, journalists continue to be arrested and jailed for their work, while dozens of individuals have been threatened with legal charges for online expression under Section 66 d of the Telecommunications Law.