Myanmar: Further information on Fear of torture or ill-treatment
Former student leader Min Ze Ya, aged 46, arrested at the start of the protests in Myanmar in August 2007, is suffering from high blood pressure and serious back problems. He was one of the leaders of the nationwide protests against military rule in 1988 and is reportedly detained in Insein prison in Yangon. The whereabouts of numerous other members of the 1988 Generation Students group arrested since August 2007, including Paw U Tun (alias Min Ko Naing, Ko Ko Yi, Pyone Cho (alias Htay WinAung), are not known. They are all at risk of torture and ill-treatment.