November 13, 2021

“I was 4 years old when my mom took me to meet my dad for the first time. I thought we were traveling to a park or a playground, but then we arrived outside Insein prison in Rangoon” writes Wai Hnin Pwint Thon, Burma Campaign UK’s Campaigns Officer, in CNN Opinion.

“Since then, he has been in and out of prison for continuing to protest military rule and advocating for human rights … The same day the [February 1] coup began, the military came for my father, who had most recently been released from prison in 2012.

“Though I do not know when my father will be released from prison this time, or when I will be able to go home safely, I will continue to speak out against the military and amplify the voices of people in Burma who have been oppressed by the brutal military regime.”

Read Wai Hnin Pwint Thon’s article

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