Myanmar: Further information: Filmmaker released after serving his term: Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi

Index Number: ASA 16/1849/2020

Filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi was released from prison on 21 February 2020, after completing his prison sentence. Arrested and convicted for sharing a series of posts on social media criticizing the Myanmar military, he had been detained since April 2019. Considered a prisoner of conscience, Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi should never have been arrested or imprisoned in the first place.

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