Friday, November 28, 2014

Petition-signing as a military crime in Burma

Major Kyaw Swar Win
A Burmese officer has been held incommunicado since April after he was photographed signing a petition that recommended changing the Constitution to remove military parliamentarians' effective veto over legislation. Maj. Kyaw Swar Win is one of nearly five million signers of the petition, according to this article in The Irrawaddy.

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