The former monk Ashin Gambira, a leading figure in the 2007 Saffron Revolution, stepped out of prison today after serving what will hopefully be his last sentence.
Gambira, one of the leaders of the 2007 Saffron Revolution, has been released from prison today after charges against him for alleged offenses committed in 2012 are dropped.
The sentence, handed down today in Mandalay, was denounced by the former monk who led the 2007 Saffron Revolution.
While parliament’s vote for a civilian president is greeted with optimism, the appointment of a junta-era figure to first vice-president concerns many.
Ashin Gambira, one of Burma’s most well-known dissidents, has been formally indicted at a Mandalay court six weeks after his arrest.