A person who claimed commitment since childhood to topple down against the authoritarian regime
Ko Aung Myo Thein spent more than (6) years in Insein Prison as a political prisoner. Torture during interrogation, weather and concrete floor in the prison left him paralyzed. Ko Aung Myo Thein was born in Yangon in 1968. During 1988 Uprising, Ko Aung Myo Thein was a second year student specialized in Mathematics and he also participated in All Burma Federation of Student Unions, Alliance for Democratic Solidarity, All Burma Students’ Democratic Front. No.7, Military Intelligence arrested him on 1.8.1989 due to the opening of military training and planning for guerrilla training. Interrogation in No. 7, Military Intelligence took 18 days. Then, he was sent to Insein Prison. No. 5 Court-Martial sentenced him to (8) years imprisonment. He was released from Insein Prison on 15.12.1995. Currently, he is jobless as he is paralyzed. Therefore, he relies on his family for living.