Tuesday, 22 January 2008

Taunggok : 2 NLD Youths Arrested

Press Release
22 January 2008
Original report by Aye Nai, DVB

Ko Soe Min Oo and Ko Kalar Shay, both members of NLD Youth, Taunggok have been arrested and are being detained at the local police station as they were shouting democracy freedom slogans, it is reported.

Despite 24 hours of heavy and intimidating security surveillance, the two NLD youth members shouted,"Gaining Democratic Freedom is our affair!", "The Release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is our affair!", as they cycled along the roads.

On 17 January, the gathering of peaceful protests was forcefully dispersed by junta authorities.

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