Thursday 19 August 2021

Demise of News of Prominent Rohingyan Lawyer

by Admin, 

U Kyaw Hla Aung-81, (Rohingyan lawyer, political prisoner, activist, Sittwe IDP camp leader and Aurora Prize winner of 2018)
has passed away at about 10am (local time) of 31 July 2021 in Sittwe.

Short Bio:
Detained 2 years (1986-88) for appealing of confiscated lands of Rohingyas.
Detained 8 years (1990-97) for entering election for Sittwe in 1990 after he was slected as a candidate of Rohingya party (NDPHR).
Even after this, he has been repeatedly arrested and detained by the government.

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