Imprisonment of U Khun Htun Oo and Other Shan Leaders Analysis Statement
1. Brief Summary of the Case
On 9 February 2005, nine Shan national leaders including U Khun Htun Oo, Chairman of the Shan National League for Democracy (SNLD), were arrested by the Burmese military regime for attempting to form a committee called the “Shan State Academics Consultative Council”.
Chairperson - Sai Nyunt Maung (or) Sai Maung (Shan)
Co. Chairperson - Mai Kyaw Oo (Palaung)
Khun Than Aung(Pao)
Shwe Lu(Kolon Lisaw)
Maung Naing Htwe(Mongwii)