Update: At least 104 political prisoners released

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19 September 2009 18:45 Thailand Standard Time
At least 104 political prisoners released

(Mae Sot – Thailand) The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) (AAPP) can confirm that so far 104 political prisoners have been released from 22 different prisons in Burma.

The 104 released include 37 members of the National League for Democracy, including 3 MPs; 18 women; 11 former political prisoners; 4 monks; 4 journalists; 9 members of the Human Rights Defenders and Promoters
Network; 6 members of the 88 Generation Students; and 1 lawyer.

On the evening of September 17, 2009 in Rangoon, state-run MRTV carried a news bulletin announcing that 7,114 prisoners were to be released “on humanitarian grounds.”

The list of political prisoners released will be continually updated at our web site www.aappb.org as AAPP receives more information. In alphabetical order:

1.    Angaelay (Mandalay prison) – student
2.    Aung Gyi (Insein prison) – student
3.    Aung Gyi @ Aung Thwin (Shwebo prison) – journalist, former political prisoner, 88 Generation Students
4.    Aung Ko Oo (Tharawaddy prison) – student
5.    Aung Lwin (Thandwe prison)
6.    Aung Myint (Myaungmya prison) – NLD member; Human Rights Defenders and Promoters member
7.    Aung Myo (Shwebo prison) – NLD Township Organiser
8.    Aung Naing (Insein prison) – NLD member
9.    Aung Swe (Shwebo prison)  – NLD member
10.    Aung Tun (Tharawaddy prison) – student; member of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions
11.    Aye Min (a) Aye Min Min (Tharawaddy prison) – private tutor
12.    Ba Chit (Tharawaddy prison) – Ex-captain in the army
13.    Ba Min (Kale prison) – NLD member
14.    Bo Bo (Myingyan prison)
15.    Bo Gyi (Pegu prison)
16.    Cho Mar Htwe, (Female)  (Moulmein prison) – NLD member
17.    Eimt Khaing Oo, Female (Insein prison) – journalist; Cyclone Nargis volunteer
18.    Hlaing Aye (Kale prison) – NLD MP, Former Political Prisoner
19.    Hla Shein, (Hinzada prison) , Human Rights Defenders and Promoters
20.    Htay Win (Thayet prison) – NLD Township Organizer
21.    Khaing Kaung Zan, (Thayet prison) – Arakan League for Democracy in exile member
22.    Khin Khin Lay (a) Khin Lay, (Female)  (Pegu prison) – NLD member
23.    Khin Maung Chit (Meiktila prison) – NLD Local Secretary
24.    Khin Maung Thein (Shwebo prison) – NLD member
25.    Khin Moe Aye (a) Moe Moe (Female), (Myingyan prison) – 88 Generation Students member; former political prisoner
26.    Kyaw Kyaw Thant (Insein prison) – journalist; Cyclone Nargis volunteer
27.    Kyaw Lwin, (Hinzada prison) , Human Rights Defenders and Promoters
28.    Kyaw Maung (Myitkyina prison) – NLD MP
29.    Kyaw Thu Htike (Taunggyi prison)
30.    Kyaw Win (Tharawaddy prison) – All Burma Students Democratic Front
31.    Kyi Kyi Min, (Female)  (Insein prison) – NLD member
32.    Kyi Lin (Myintkyina prison) – NLD member
33.    Ma Ei (female) (Paungde prison)
34.    Ma Htay (a) San San Myint, (Female)  (Insein prison)
35.    Ma Mi Mi Swe (female) (Henzada prison)
36.    Maung Maung Htwe (Shwebo prison)
37.    Maw Si (Shwebo prison) – NLD Youth member
38.    Mi Mi Sein, (Female)  (Insein prison) – NLD Township Joint-Secretary
39.    Michael Win Kyaw (Kale prison) – 88 Generation Students member; former political prisoner
40.    Min Min (a) La Min Tun, (Hinzada prison) , Human Rights Defenders and Promoters
41.    Min Min Soe (Myingyan prison) – 88 Generation Students member
42.    Moe Hlaing (Moulmein prison)
43.    Moe Kyaw Thu (a) Bo Bo (Mandalay prison)
44.    Moe Lwin (Moulmein prison) – individual activist
45.    Monywar Aung Shin (a) U Aye Kyu (Insein prison) – Member of NLD and poet
46.    Mya Sein, (Hinzada prison) , Human Rights Defenders and Promoters
47.    Myint Oo (a) Ni Ni (Mandalay prison) – NLD Township organizer; former political prisoner
48.    Myint Oo (Thayet prison) – NLD Township Joint Secretary
49.    Myo Min Lwin (Moulmein prison)
50.    Myo Yan Naung Thein (Thandwe prison) – 88 Generation Students member, former political prisoner
51.    Nay Win (Myintkyina prison) – NLD Township Organizer
52.    Nine Nine (Insein prison) – NLD MP, Former Political Prisoner
53.    Nu Nu Swe @ Pauk Pauk (female) (Myaungmya prison)
54.    Nyi Nyi Min (Buthidaung prison) – NLD member
55.    Nyo Mya (Kale prison) – NLD member
56.    Pe Tin (Pegu prison) – NLD member
57.    Pyae Phyo Aung (a) Hnan Mue (Pa-An prison)
58.    San Pwint (Kale prison) – NLD member; teacher
59.    San Ya (Tharawaddy prison) – NLD member
60.    Sandar Min (a) Shwee, (Myaungmya prison) – 88 Generation Students, Former Political Prisoner
61.    Sandar, (Female)  (Myingyan prison) – NLD member
62.    Saw Myo Min Hlaing @ James (Thaton prison) – Private Tutor
63.    Saw Taw Kyi (Thayet prison) – Karen National Union member
64.    Shin Sandaw Batha, Monk (Insein prison) – All Burma Monks’ Alliance
65.    Shwe Thar (a) Tin Win (Tharawaddy prison) – Karen National Union member
66.    Soe Han (Lashio prison) – lawyer; Chair of the National League for Democracy’s (NLD) legal advisory body
67.    Soe Wai (a) Than Zaw (Myitkyina prison)
68.    Than Min (a) Tin Tun Aung, (Taungoo prison) – NLD member
69.    Than Than Htay, (Female)  (Insein prison) – student
70.    Than Than Sint, (Female)  (Insein prison)
71.    Than Tun (Shwebo prison)
72.    Than Zaw Oo (Tharawaddy prison) – NLD member
73.    Thar Cho, (Thayet prison) – NLD Township Organizer
74.    Thein Zaw (Tharawaddy prison)
75.    Thet Oo (Taungoo prison) – Human Rights Defenders and Promoters member
76.    Thet Zin (a) Maung Zin (Kale prison) – journalist; former political prisoner; member of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions and the Democratic Party for a New Society
77.    Thin Min Soe, (Female)  (Insein prison) – labour activist
78.    Thura Win @ Thura Lin (Buthidaung) – Student
79.    Tin Mar Swe (female) (Mandalay prison)
80.    Tin Maung Nyunt (Shwebo prison) – NLD Township Organiser
81.    Tin Mya (Insein prison) – National League for Democracy Township chairperson, Former Political Prisoner
82.    Tin Myint (Insein prison) – NLD member
83.    Tin Myint (Tharawaddy prison)
84.    Tin Myo Htut (a) Kyaw Oo (Insein prison) – Generation Wave; former political prisoner
85.    Tin Tin Myint, (Female) (Insein prison) – third year chemistry student
86.    Tin Tun (a) Kyaw Swa (Tharawaddy prison) – UN Development Program staff (New Era journal distributor)
87.    Tun Hla (Tharawaddy prison)
88.    Tun Oo (a) Ngar Kalar (Taungoo prison)
89.    Tun Tun Nyein, (Thayet prison) – NLD Youth member
90.    Tun Tun Oo (a) Nanda Malar (Taungoo prison) – monk
91.    Tun Tun Oo (Thandwe prison)
92.    U Han Sein (Tharawaddy prison) – NLD member
93.    U Myint, (Hinzada prison) , Human Rights Defenders and Promoters
94.    U Pannita (a) Myint Aye (Taungoo prison) – monk; Human Rights Defenders and Promoters member
95.    U Peter (Loikaw prison)
96.    U Win, (Hinzada prison) , Human Rights Defenders and Promoters
97.    U Zawana (a) Soe Myint (Taungoo prison) – monk
98.    Win Myint (Insein prison)
99.    Wunna Soe (Pa-An prison) – Democratic Party for a New Society member
100.    Yan Aung Shwe (Thayet prison) – All Burma Students Democratic Front member
101.    Yan Naing Min (a) Nan Wai (Mandalay prison) – student
102.    Zaw Htet Aung (Kale prison) – student
103.    Zaw Tun (Taungoo prison)
104.    Zin Mar Aung (female) (Mandalay prison) – student; NLD member

-ENDS-

For media interviews please contact:

Tate Naing, AAPP Secretary +66(0)89-899-7161
Bo Kyi, AAPP Joint-Secretary +66(0)81-324-8935

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