Urgent Action update: Filmmaker charged, health concerns remain

Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi, a prominent filmmaker, has been formally charged after being detained for more than three months in connection with a series of Facebook posts criticizing the Myanmar’s military’s role in politics. His bail requests have been denied despite concerns for his health. If found guilty and convicted, he faces two years in prison. A second complaint against him – which carries a maximum of two years in prison – remains pending. He is a prisoner of conscience who should be immediately and unconditionally released.

Take action.

 

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 4 SEPTEMBER 2019

 

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 
Email: ago.h.o@mptmail.net.mm
Salutation: Dear Union Attorney General U Tun Tun Oo

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 Ambassador’s Office: 020 7148 0749 Fax: 020 7409 7043 ambassadoroffice@londonmyanmarembassy.com /
consular@londonmyanmarembassy.com
Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

 

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