Saturday, 22 December 2007

2 1/2 Years Imprisonment For Offering Water To Monks

December 21, 2007 DVB Thet Naing

Three civilians, Ko Shwe Thway, Ko Zaw Gyi and Ko Yazar, who had nothing to do with politics, were arrested and charged with incitement of offences against the state or public tranquility under section 505 (b) of the penal code, and also with defamation. The serious offence they committed was that they offered some drinking water to the protesting monks. more

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