Day: January 20, 2012
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi registers to run as a candidate by election.mp4.
88-generation student Sandar Min and hip-hop singer Zay Yar Thaw will run for the Burmese Parliament under the National League for Democracy banner.Sandar Min will stand for the Zabu Thiri Township constituency in which current President Thein Sein won in the 2010 general election, and Zay Yar Thaw will stand for Pobba Thiri Township constituency, which current Vice President Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo won in the 2010 general election.
Sandar Min, aka Shwee, 40, participated in the 2007 “Saffron Revolution” and was sentenced to 65 years in prison for allegedly contacting illegal groups and threatening the security of the state. She was released from Myaungmya Prison under the presidential amnesty on January 13.
Hip Hop singer Zay Yar Thaw, aka Phyo Zay Yar Thaw, is the founder of Generation Wave. In 2008, he was sentenced to four years in prison for forming an illegal association and possessing foreign currency. He was released from prison under amnesty on May 17, 2011. mizzima
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