Activist to serve over 13 years behind bars

Activist Tin Kyaw will serve 13 years and four months behind bars for a single protest.

On Thursday Kyuaktada Township court found him guilty of causing public alarm and sentenced him to two years in prison.

It was the twelfth court to sentence Htin Kyaw over a protest in May, when he called for the release of arrested reporters.

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* Editor’s note: The original version of this article said that Htin Kyaw had been sentenced to 14 years and four months. We apologise for this error.

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