In 2012, Dr Tun Aung was asked by the Burmese police to help defuse tensions during a riot between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in Maungdaw. However he was later arrested for inciting communal violence, held incommunicado and denied the right to appoint his own lawyer or meet them in private
Please send a supportive message to Dr Aung’s family. “Dr Tun Aung’s Family, c/o Myanmar Team, International Secretariat, Amnesty International, 1 Easton Street, London, WC1X 0DW”. Please write in English, Burmese or your own language. Please do not send religious cards and please do make sure the card arrives at the address above by September 15th 2013.