Myanmar well-known Comedian Zarganar Released from Prison

The imprisoned Myanmar Well-known comedian Zarganar was released from MyitKyiNa Prison this morning (Wednesday, 12 October 2011). Zarganar will be arrive back to Yangon this afternoon by flight. In November 2008, Zarganar was sentenced to 59 years in prison, convicted of "Public order offenses", because he went to the Irrawaddy delta to help cyclone victims and criticized the Junta's slow relief response. On 16 February 2009, following the appeals by the family, Yangon Divisional Court reduced the prison sentence by "up to 24 years", bringing the sentence down to 35 years. In December 2008, Zarganar has been sent to MyitKyiNa Prison in Kachin State.

 ျမစ္ၾကီးနားေထာင္မွာ ေထာင္ဒဏ္ (၃၅) ႏွစ္က်ခံေနရတဲ့ လူရႊင္ေတာ္ ဇာဂနာ ေထာင္မွ လြတ္ျပီ
Zarganar @ Yangon International Airport

Artists, Families, Friends, Fans and Reporters welcoming Zarganar

Myanmar Well-known Comedian Zarganar @ Yangon Airport on 12 October 2011 after being released from MyitGyiNa Prison.
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