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2011. Freedom Shadows

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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Cho Mar Htwe aka. Cho Ti. (1956, Rangoon). Burmese Political Activist with the Illegalized Students Union. Arrested in 1998 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence accused of writing and distributing of an illegal letter about Labour Rights and Force Labour.Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in a fake trial with no defence to 14 years in Insein Central Prison in Rangoon under the number MMY-000124. She was released on 2009 and escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Cho Mar Htwe aka. Cho Ti. (1956, Rangoon). Burmese Political Activist with the Illegalized Students Union. Arrested in 1998 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence accused of writing and distributing of an illegal letter about Labour Rights and Force Labour.Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in a fake trial with no defence to 14 years in Insein Central Prison in Rangoon under the number MMY-000124. She was released on 2009 and escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Cho Mar Htwe aka. Cho Ti. (1956, Rangoon). Burmese Political Activist with the Illegalized Students Union. Arrested in 1998 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence accused of writing and distributing of an illegal letter about Labour Rights and Force Labour.Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in a fake trial with no defence to 14 years in Insein Central Prison in Rangoon under the number MMY-000124. She was released on 2009 and escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Moe Kalayar OO. (1969, Rangoon). BS in Mathematics. Burmese Political Activist with the Illegalized Students Union. Arrested in 1995 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence accused of distributing propaganda against the Regime.Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 10 years under the detainee number MMY-000729 in Insein Central Prison in Rangoon and after to Tharyarwady Prison in Bago Division. She was released on 2001 and escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Moe Kalayar OO. (1969, Rangoon). BS in Mathematics. Burmese Political Activist with the Illegalized Students Union. Arrested in 1995 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence accused of distributing propaganda against the Regime.Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 10 years under the detainee number MMY-000729 in Insein Central Prison in Rangoon and after to Tharyarwady Prison in Bago Division. She was released on 2001 and escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Moe Kalayar OO. (1969, Rangoon). BS in Mathematics. Burmese Political Activist with the Illegalized Students Union. Arrested in 1995 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence accused of distributing propaganda against the Regime.Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 10 years under the detainee number MMY-000729 in Insein Central Prison in Rangoon and after to Tharyarwady Prison in Bago Division. She was released on 2001 and escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Su Su Win (1968, Rangoon). BS in Mathematics. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union (RASU). Arrested in 31st May, 1991 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence accused of publishing and distributing propaganda against the Regime.Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 6 years of Forced Labours under the detainee number MMY-000526 in Insein Central Prison. After one year she's released after promising she won't be involve in politics again. In 1998 she's arrested again and condemned to 7 years (Rangoon). She was released on 2004 and in 2008 she escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Su Su Win (1968, Rangoon). BS in Mathematics. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union (RASU). Arrested in 31st May, 1991 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence accused of publishing and distributing propaganda against the Regime.Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 6 years of Forced Labours under the detainee number MMY-000526 in Insein Central Prison. After one year she's released after promising she won't be involve in politics again. In 1998 she's arrested again and condemned to 7 years (Rangoon). She was released on 2004 and in 2008 she escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Su Su Win (1968, Rangoon). BS in Mathematics. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union (RASU). Arrested in 31st May, 1991 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence accused of publishing and distributing propaganda against the Regime.Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 6 years of Forced Labours under the detainee number MMY-000526 in Insein Central Prison. After one year she's released after promising she won't be involve in politics again. In 1998 she's arrested again and condemned to 7 years (Rangoon). She was released on 2004 and in 2008 she escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Khin Cho Myint aka. Zulu (1972, Rangoon). Master in Physics. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union (RASU). Arrested in 1996 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence. Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 10 years under the detainee number NI00082228 in Insein Central Prison. She was released in November 2003 after 5 years and 9 months in jail. After that she escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. She works helping other political prisoners in Mae Sot. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Khin Cho Myint aka. Zulu (1972, Rangoon). Master in Physics. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union (RASU). Arrested in 1996 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence. Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 10 years under the detainee number NI00082228 in Insein Central Prison. She was released in November 2003 after 5 years and 9 months in jail. After that she escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. She works helping other political prisoners in Mae Sot. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Khin Cho Myint aka. Zulu (1972, Rangoon). Master in Physics. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union (RASU). Arrested in 1996 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence. Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 10 years under the detainee number NI00082228 in Insein Central Prison. She was released in November 2003 after 5 years and 9 months in jail. After that she escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. She works helping other political prisoners in Mae Sot. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Khin Khin Le aka. Ma Le. (1962, Bago Division). High school teacher. He wasn't involved in politics. Her husband was a political leader.The military Intelligence went to their house looking for him but as they didn't find him they took Ma Le and her 2 year-old baby instead of him. She was arrested in July 1999 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence. The baby was released 2 months later and raised with his grandparents. She wasn't allow to see him until 3 years later. She was tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 10 years under the detainee number MMY-001465 in Bago Prison first and after in Insein Central Prison in Rangoon. She was released on 2009. She was about to suicide herself but didn't give up and escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. Her husband abandoned her and escaped to US where he married another woman and had 3 children. Each time she tries to call he hangs the phone. She says that as long she has two feet and two hands she can work and survive. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Khin Khin Le aka. Ma Le. (1962, Bago Division). High school teacher. He wasn't involved in politics. Her husband was a political leader.The military Intelligence went to their house looking for him but as they didn't find him they took Ma Le and her 2 year-old baby instead of him. She was arrested in July 1999 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence. The baby was released 2 months later and raised with his grandparents. She wasn't allow to see him until 3 years later. She was tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 10 years under the detainee number MMY-001465 in Bago Prison first and after in Insein Central Prison in Rangoon. She was released on 2009. She was about to suicide herself but didn't give up and escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. Her husband abandoned her and escaped to US where he married another woman and had 3 children. Each time she tries to call he hangs the phone. She says that as long she has two feet and two hands she can work and survive. MAYSUN
  • 2011. Freedom Shadows - Maysun Photographer
    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Khin Khin Le aka. Ma Le. (1962, Bago Division). High school teacher. He wasn't involved in politics. Her husband was a political leader.The military Intelligence went to their house looking for him but as they didn't find him they took Ma Le and her 2 year-old baby instead of him. She was arrested in July 1999 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence. The baby was released 2 months later and raised with his grandparents. She wasn't allow to see him until 3 years later. She was tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 10 years under the detainee number MMY-001465 in Bago Prison first and after in Insein Central Prison in Rangoon. She was released on 2009. She was about to suicide herself but didn't give up and escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. Her husband abandoned her and escaped to US where he married another woman and had 3 children. Each time she tries to call he hangs the phone. She says that as long she has two feet and two hands she can work and survive. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Khin Min Zaw aka. Kyi Kyi Khin, (1965, Pathein, Nargis Division). Master in Chemistry. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union. Member of NLD. She participated in the 1990 election organization for the NLD. Arrested in November 1990 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence for printing and distributing a memorial book against the Regime commemorating the 7th July 1962' massacre where more than 300 students were assassinated my the Police. Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 2 years in Pathein Prison. She was released in May 1992. Her husband, Min Zaw, was a student of the University and also a Comander in the Kayan Guerrilla. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attender their wedding and, since she was not allowed to meet with ethnic groups the Junta wanted to arrest Kyi Kyi Khin again, but she and her husband escaped to the jungle for two years and a half. After, in 1998 with her 1'5 year-old baby she escaped to Pathein but she was arrested. Her husband escaped to Thailand with the baby. She was released in 2004 and ran away to Thailand where he met again with her husband. Her baby was already 6 year-old when she met him again for the first time. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Khin Min Zaw aka. Kyi Kyi Khin, (1965, Pathein, Nargis Division). Master in Chemistry. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union. Member of NLD. She participated in the 1990 election organization for the NLD. Arrested in November 1990 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence for printing and distributing a memorial book against the Regime commemorating the 7th July 1962' massacre where more than 300 students were assassinated my the Police. Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 2 years in Pathein Prison. She was released in May 1992. Her husband, Min Zaw, was a student of the University and also a Comander in the Kayan Guerrilla. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attender their wedding and, since she was not allowed to meet with ethnic groups the Junta wanted to arrest Kyi Kyi Khin again, but she and her husband escaped to the jungle for two years and a half. After, in 1998 with her 1'5 year-old baby she escaped to Pathein but she was arrested. Her husband escaped to Thailand with the baby. She was released in 2004 and ran away to Thailand where he met again with her husband. Her baby was already 6 year-old when she met him again for the first time. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Khin Min Zaw aka. Kyi Kyi Khin, (1965, Pathein, Nargis Division). Master in Chemistry. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union. Member of NLD. She participated in the 1990 election organization for the NLD. Arrested in November 1990 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence for printing and distributing a memorial book against the Regime commemorating the 7th July 1962' massacre where more than 300 students were assassinated my the Police. Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 2 years in Pathein Prison. She was released in May 1992. Her husband, Min Zaw, was a student of the University and also a Comander in the Kayan Guerrilla. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attender their wedding and, since she was not allowed to meet with ethnic groups the Junta wanted to arrest Kyi Kyi Khin again, but she and her husband escaped to the jungle for two years and a half. After, in 1998 with her 1'5 year-old baby she escaped to Pathein but she was arrested. Her husband escaped to Thailand with the baby. She was released in 2004 and ran away to Thailand where he met again with her husband. Her baby was already 6 year-old when she met him again for the first time. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Lae Lae Nwe (1975, Rangoon). BS in Physics. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union. Member of NLD. Arrested in September 1998 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence for printing and distributing propaganda against the Regime. Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 2 years under the detainee number MMY-000207 in Pathein Prison. She was released in August 2002. She had a lot of problems with her family because her mother, that was very scared of the Junta, didn't accept she was involved in politics. Her mother had to inform regularly to the Military Intelligence. She hid with the only people that understood and support her, other political prisoners from NLD. After she went to New Bagan to teach for 2 years controlled by her sister that had to report to the Junta to probe she was out of politics. She met her husband there, another political prisoner and co-founder of AAPP Association for Ex political Prisoners. As her father respected her but was scared for what she was doing he told her to escaped to Thailand. She and her husband live in Mae Sot know and work helping other political prisoners. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Lae Lae Nwe (1975, Rangoon). BS in Physics. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union. Member of NLD. Arrested in September 1998 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence for printing and distributing propaganda against the Regime. Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 2 years under the detainee number MMY-000207 in Pathein Prison. She was released in August 2002. She had a lot of problems with her family because her mother, that was very scared of the Junta, didn't accept she was involved in politics. Her mother had to inform regularly to the Military Intelligence. She hid with the only people that understood and support her, other political prisoners from NLD. After she went to New Bagan to teach for 2 years controlled by her sister that had to report to the Junta to probe she was out of politics. She met her husband there, another political prisoner and co-founder of AAPP Association for Ex political Prisoners. As her father respected her but was scared for what she was doing he told her to escaped to Thailand. She and her husband live in Mae Sot know and work helping other political prisoners. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Lae Lae Nwe (1975, Rangoon). BS in Physics. Burmese Political Activist at the Rangoon University Students Union. Member of NLD. Arrested in September 1998 by the Myanmar Military Intelligence for printing and distributing propaganda against the Regime. Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 2 years under the detainee number MMY-000207 in Pathein Prison. She was released in August 2002. She had a lot of problems with her family because her mother, that was very scared of the Junta, didn't accept she was involved in politics. Her mother had to inform regularly to the Military Intelligence. She hid with the only people that understood and support her, other political prisoners from NLD. After she went to New Bagan to teach for 2 years controlled by her sister that had to report to the Junta to probe she was out of politics. She met her husband there, another political prisoner and co-founder of AAPP Association for Ex political Prisoners. As her father respected her but was scared for what she was doing he told her to escaped to Thailand. She and her husband live in Mae Sot know and work helping other political prisoners. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Ea Shwe Sinn Nyunt (1972, Lewe-Township, Mandalay Division). Student. Burmese Political Member of NLD Youth. Part of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's security group. Arrested in March 1989 at the age of 15 year-old by the Myanmar Military Intelligence. NLD leaders wrote a letter asking for her freedom due to her youth (according to the law she could't be charged but even though the Junta released her they arrested 4 NLD leaders. Arrested again in January 1997 . Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 7 years in Insein Central Prison. She was released in September 2002. After that she escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. She runs her own shop and works as a undercovered freelance reporter informing about deported people. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Ea Shwe Sinn Nyunt (1972, Lewe-Township, Mandalay Division). Student. Burmese Political Member of NLD Youth. Part of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's security group. Arrested in March 1989 at the age of 15 year-old by the Myanmar Military Intelligence. NLD leaders wrote a letter asking for her freedom due to her youth (according to the law she could't be charged but even though the Junta released her they arrested 4 NLD leaders. Arrested again in January 1997 . Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 7 years in Insein Central Prison. She was released in September 2002. After that she escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. She runs her own shop and works as a undercovered freelance reporter informing about deported people. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Ea Shwe Sinn Nyunt (1972, Lewe-Township, Mandalay Division). Student. Burmese Political Member of NLD Youth. Part of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's security group. Arrested in March 1989 at the age of 15 year-old by the Myanmar Military Intelligence. NLD leaders wrote a letter asking for her freedom due to her youth (according to the law she could't be charged but even though the Junta released her they arrested 4 NLD leaders. Arrested again in January 1997 . Tortured physical and psychologically, prevented from sitting down, eating and drinking as a way of torture. Isolated into shadows and silence. Judged in fake court with no defence and condemned to 7 years in Insein Central Prison. She was released in September 2002. After that she escaped the country to Thailand for continuous threatening to her and her family. She runs her own shop and works as a undercovered freelance reporter informing about deported people. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Daw San San. (1931, Rangoon) Vice chairman of the Rangoon Division Organizing Committee of the National League for Democracy (NLD). Elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Seik Kan Township, Rangoon, in the 1990 election. She was one of many MPs arrested after the election. On April 30, 1991, she was sentenced to death twice by a fake Court with no defence. Tortured physical and psychologically.She was released on 2001 and escaped the country to Thailand and Australia for continuous threatening. MAYSUN
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    Mae Sot, Thailand. 2011. Daw San San. (1931, Rangoon) Vice chairman of the Rangoon Division Organizing Committee of the National League for Democracy (NLD). Elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Seik Kan Township, Rangoon, in the 1990 election. She was one of many MPs arrested after the election. On April 30, 1991, she was sentenced to death twice by a fake Court with no defence. Tortured physical and psychologically.She was released on 2001 and escaped the country to Thailand and Australia for continuous threatening. MAYSUN
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