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Article about Ma Thida’s emprisonment

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Article about Ma Thida’s emprisonment

Copy of D. Fushman, Katharine. “Ma Thida of Burma, Novelist and Doctor, is Jailed for ‘Unlawful Literature’,” PEN Newsletter, no. 23 (15 March 1999): 3, describing the work and the emprisonment of Ma Thida, founding member and president of the Myanmar Centre (2013-16), and PEN International Board member (2016-), who was incarcerated in October 1993 in Myanmar. She was accused of “endangering public peace, having contact with illegal organisations and distributing unlawful literature”. Ma Thida was released in 1999.

Article sur l'emprisonnement de Ma Thida

Exemplaire de D. Fushman, Katharine. "Ma Thida of Burma, Novelist and Doctor, is Jailed for 'Unlawful Literature'," PEN Newsletter, no.23 (15 Mars 1999): 3, décrivant le travail et l'emprisonnement de Ma Thida, membre fondatrice et présidente du Centre du Myanmar (2013-16), et membre du conseil d'administration de PEN International (2016-), incarcérée en octobre 1993, au Myanmar. Elle était accusée d'avoir «menacé la paix publique, d'avoir été en contact avec des organisations illégales, et d'avoir distribué de la littérature illicite». Ma Thida a recouvert la liberté en 1999.

Artículo sobre el encarcelamiento de Ma Thida

Ejemplar de D. Fushman, Katharine. "Ma Thida of Burma, Novelist and Doctor, is Jailed for 'Unlawful Literature'," PEN Newsletter, no. 23 (15 marzo 1999): 3, describiendo la obra y el encarcelamiento de Ma Thida, miembro fundadora y presidenta del Centro de Myanmar (2013-16) y miembro de la junta de PEN Internacional (2016-), que fue encarcelada en octubre de 1993 en Myanmar. Fue acusada de «poner en peligro la paz colectiva, por estar en contacto con organizaciones ilegales y por distribuir literatura ilícita». Ma Thida fue liberada en 1999.

Date:

15/03/1999

Creator:

Katharine D. Fishman

Centre:

Myanmar Centre  (ပဲန်မြန်မာ)

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