Karen Martyrs' Day marks the death of the first Karen national leader, Saw Ba Oo Gyi
, who was killed on August 12, 1950 by the Burma army.
Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi
is a prominent filmmaker and founder of the Human Dignity Film Institute and the Human Rights, Human Dignity International Film Festival in Myanmar.
It is likely that U Nandiya knew Dawei Kyaw Min, given the monk's donation of an inscribed tile (described below) to the Hpaya Gyi
Museum that holds the collection of Dawei Kyaw Min's family.
As is Suu Kyi, Ko Ko Gyi
is a former political prisoner who has been a familiar face in Burma's pro-democracy circles for decades, and Suu Kyi has often appeared at public events with leading members of the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society.
But they also told us that two days before - on the Thursday - more than a 100 military had approached Maung Gyi
Taung from Buthidaung and stopped at the bridge connecting the two areas, where they waited.
In April 2017, multiple small events were also held under the GYI
programme wherein 650 youth from various schools in Oman were trained.
"We are calling for the release of all those detained," Ko Ko Gyi
The statement said Par Gyi
was first detained on September 30.
"The IDPs burned a former border guard base near Ohn Taw Gyi
. We understand that at least three individuals were subsequently arrested," he noted.
One of the forms of reading we encounter in The Lizard Cage comes from Zaw Gyi
, a twelve-year-old poor, homeless, illiterate, orphan boy, who ekes out an existence by doing odd jobs and hunting rats for food and barter on the grounds of Insein Prison in Burma.
Ko Ko Gyi
, who led democracy movements and ended up spending almost two decades of his life in prison, stressed that the key to success of any reform is the people.
Horkhang Sonam Pelbar's four page biography of GC mentions: "GC mentions in his book (rGyal khams rig pas bskor ba'i gtam rgyud gser gyi
thang ma) that when he was 32 years old, Wood Dog year of the 16th sexagenarian, corresponding to 1934 (4)." Few lines before he has stated that GC was born in 1903, the Water Hare of 15th sexagenarian.