Urgent Action Update: Filmmaker Released After Serving His Term (Myanmar: UA 81.19)

February 21, 2020

Filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi was released from prison on 21 February 2020, after completing his prison sentence. Arrested and convicted for sharing a series of posts on social media criticizing the Myanmar military, he had been detained since April 2019. Considered a prisoner of conscience, Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi should never have been arrested or imprisoned in the first place.

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We have received updated information regarding this case and require no further action from the Urgent Action Network. Thank you to all those who sent appeals. For more information about this case, please see the Word/PDF attachments below or email [email protected]

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