Posts Tagged ‘Nonviolent resistance’

Burma: human rights defender Ms Naw Ohn Hla sentenced to two years in prison with hard labour

September 5, 2013

On 29 August 2013, human rights defender Ms Naw Ohn Hla was found guilty of disturbing public tranquillity under Section 505(b) of the Burmese Penal Code and sentenced to two years in prison with hard labour. She had been arrested on 13 August 2013 during a peaceful protest. Read the rest of this entry »