Coco Island: From Political Prisoner’s hell to Tourist heaven

Once the hellish jail that was home to hundreds of political prisoners, Coco Island has now become a tourist destination. To learn more about Coco Island read the article online at The Irrawaddy.

This is U Mya Sein. He was sent to Coco Island in 1969 and spent two years detained there with hundreds of other political prisoners. In total U Mya Sein spent 13 years in prison for his political activities at Insein Prison and Coco Island.

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