Moe Yan Ma Ka, February 13, 2011
At 2:00 pm on 11.2.2011, seven political prisoners from Thayawaddy prison were charged with code 4(A) and code (3) under explosives Act and sentenced to many years of imprisonment by the court of Tarmwe township in Yangon east district.
Those who received their additional sentences are Ko Htaw Lwin, Ko Kyaw Swar Lin (aka) Kusaryel, Ko Kyaw Zin Oo, Ko Htet Ko Lwin and Daw Khin Yee as well as the former central committee member of ABSDF Ko Aye Min Naing, also a member of Patriotic Democratic Party and Democratic Party for New Society (DPNS), which was aborted by the junta in the 1990 election and his wife Ma San San Maw.
On the 25th of March,2008, being accused of possessing explosives and related items in Kusaryel, all of them were originally put on trial for several acts such as code 17(1), 13(1),19(A),6(1), and were sentenced to 18 years in prison under the decision (dated 5.9.2008) by Pegu division court.
In the same month, another trial for code 4(A), they were again faced in the courts of Kyauktada and Panbadan townships of Yangon, adding 20 years imprisonment, making a total of 38 years for each of them.
For the third time, from the same courts, they [above mentioned activists] received two further separate sentences of 10 years each for code 3(6) of assisting those who try to explode. At that time, all of them had been already sentenced to 58 years in prison.
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