Saw Wai nominated for major award

Burmese poet Saw Wai who was jailed in November 2008 having been sentenced to two years in Insein prison for writing a valentine’s day poem that contained a secret hidden code that criticised Senior General Than Shwe has been nominated for the ‘Imprisoned Artiste Prize’ in the 2009 ‘Freedom to Create Prize’ – for full details on the awards please click here

Khin Maung Soe

This is Khin Maung Soe. He was detained in Insein prison for 4 years.

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