At least 30 National League for Democracy members arrested

Mae Sod, Thailand (31 July 2009)

The verdict in the trial of Noble Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been postponed to August 11, 2009. Meanwhile, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) has learnt that the regime arrested at least 30 NLD members in the early hours of this morning,between midnight and 1 am. Three of those arrested were later released. The reason for their arrest is not clear.

30 NLD members were arrested;

Magwe Division;

1 (Ko) Myint Ngwe (Yenangyaung Township, Magwe Division)
2 (Ko) Tint Lwin (Yenangyaung Township, Magwe Division)
3 (Ko) Than Aung (Yenangyaung Township, Magwe Division)
4 (Ko) Khin Win (Yenangyaung Township, Magwe Division)
5 (U) Aye Myint (Aunglan Township, Magwe Division)
6 (U) Min Maung (Aunglan Township, Magwe Division)
7 (Ko) Soe  (Taungdwingyi Township, Magwe Division)
8 (Ko) Par Lay (Taungdwingyi Township, Magwe Division)
9 (Ko) Kyaw Naing (Taungdwingyi Township, Magwe Division)
10 (U) Tha Aung (MP) (Myothit Township, Magwe Division)
11 (Ma) Zin Ma Ma Tun (Myothit Township, Magwe Division)
12 (Ko) Than Soe Myint (Myothit Township, Magwe Division)
13 (U) Pike Ko (Pakokku Township, Magwe Divison)
14 (U) Kyaw Nyunt (Pakokku Township, Magwe Divison)
15 (U) Tin Myint Aung (Pakokku Township, Magwe Divison)
16 (U) Thaung Soe   (Chairparson of Minbu Township, Magwe Division)
17 (Ko) Nay Myo Kyaw (Saku Township, Magwe Division)
18 (Ko) Aung Win (Pwintbyu Township, Magwe Division)
19 (Mg) Thu Ya (Pwintbyu Township, Magwe Division)
20 (Ko) Htay Win (Kamma Township, Magwe Division)
Rangoon Division;
21 (Ko) Htein Wi (Dagon Myothit Township, Rangoon)
22 (Daw) Khin Win Kyi (Dagon Myothit Township, Rangoon)
23 (Ma) Khin Myat Thu (Mingaladon Township, Rangoon)
24 (Ko) Nay Lin Kyaw (Dawbon Township, Rangoon)
25 (Ko) Nay Lin Soe (Tharkayta Township, Rangoon)
26 (Ko) Sai Kyaw Kyaw (Tamwe Township, Rangoon)
27 (Ko) Tin Min Naing (North Okkalapa Township, Rangoon)
Three NLD members were arrested then later released;
28 (Daw) Naw Ohn Hla (North Okkalapa Township, Rangoon)
29 (U) Nyunt Hlaing (MP-Aunglan) (Sanchaung Township, Rangoon)
30 (Ko) Myint Aung

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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