Congratulations Letters bestowed to U Khun Tun Oo and detained Shan leaders
Thursday, 31 March 2011 00:11
A ceremony to congratulate detained Shan leaders including U Khun Tun Oo, Chairman of Shan Nationalities League for Democracy who have been arrested and sent to remote prisons by the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) in February 2005, was held at the house of U Khun Tun Oo on 30th March, 2011. The ceremony was organized by ethnic leaders and democracy forces and letters of congratulations were bestowed to detained Shan leaders.
Ethnic leaders such as Naing Ngwe Thein, U Aye Thar Aung, U Pu Cin Tian Htan, U Htaung Co Thang and U Sai Saw Aung and NLD central executive committee members including U Win Tin, U Ohn Kyaing, U Nyan Win and U Han Thar Myint, veteran politicians, and some other leaders attended the ceremony. In that ceremony, Naing Ngwe Thein handed the Letters of Congratulations for U Khun Tun Oo and other detained Shan leaders to U Khun Tun Oo's wife Daw Wai Wai Lwin. Thakin Chan Tun and U Win Tin made some congratulatory remarks for them. Then Dr. Aung Tin Oo read out the congratulations letter on behalf of the organizers of the event. U Sai Saw Aung responded with words of thanks on behalf of detained Shan leaders to the organizers.
(Photos above and below: Ethnic leaders and NLD leaders visited family of U Khun Tun Oo in August 2010)