TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Censorship and Free Speech, Detention and Imprisonment, Human Rights Defenders, Illegal and Indefinite Detention, Internet Censorship, Press Freedom, Prisoners of Conscience, Security and Human Rights, Torture • Asia and the Pacific •
Good News! – Myanmar: Htin Lin Oo Has Been Released (UA 16/15)
Htin Lin Oo, writer and former spokesperson for the National League for Democracy (NLD), was released from Monywa prison in Myanmar’s Sagaing Region on 17 April. He was released as part of a Presidential pardon which saw the release of 83 prisoners, including prisoners of conscience Amnesty International has campaigned for.