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Urgent Action: Health concerns for detained filmmaker

Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi, a prominent filmmaker, has been detained since 12 April 2019 and is facing charges in connection with a series of social media posts in which he criticised Myanmar’s military-drafted 2008 Constitution. He has serious health problems and is in urgent need of specialized medical treatment. However, his requests for bail have been denied. If formally charged and convicted, he faces up to four years in prison. He is a prisoner of conscience who should be immediately and unconditionally released.  

Take action.




Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Burmese to:


Union Attorney General
U Tun Tun Oo
Union Attorney General Office No. 25 
Nay Pyi Taw 
Republic of the Union of Myanmar 
Fax: + 95 67 404106
Salutation: Dear Attorney General


And copies to: 

Minister of Home Affairs
Lt. Gen. Kyaw Swe 
Ministry of Home Affairs Office No. 10 
Nay Pyi Taw 
Republic of the Union of Myanmar 
Fax: Myanmar Fax: +95 67 412439 
Salutation: Dear Minister


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY KYAW ZWAR MINN Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar 19A Charles Street W1J 5DX General Office 020 7148 0740 Ambassador’s Office 020 7148 0749 Political, Trade, Press & Cultural Affairs Section 020 7148 0741 Consular Section 020 7148 0740 Fax 020 7409 7043

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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