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Ma Thida and Elliot Philipp

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Ma Thida and Elliot Philipp

Photograph of Ma Thida, founding member and president of the Myanmar Centre (2013-16), and PEN International Board member (2016-), and British gynaecologist and obstetrician Elliot Philipp, who wrote to the military government of Myanmar to ask for the liberation of Ma Thida. Ma Thida was incarcerated in October 1993 in Myanmar. She was accused of “endangering public peace, having contact with illegal organisations and distributing unlawful literature”. She was released in 1999. This picture was taken in Richmond, United Kingdom, where Ma Thida and Philipp met, in 2005.

Ma Thida et Elliot Philipp

Photographie de Ma Thida, membre fondatrice et présidente du Centre du Myanmar (2013-16), et membre du conseil d'administration de PEN International (2016-), et le gynécologue et obstétricien britannique Elliot Philipp, qui avait écrit au gouvernement militaire du Myanmar pour demander la libération de Ma Thida, 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». Elle a recouvert la liberté en 1999. Cette picture a été prise à Richmond, Royaume Uni, où Ma Thida et Philipp se sont rencontrés, en 2005.

Ma Thida y Elliot Philipp

Fotografía de Ma Thida, miembro fundadora y presidenta del Centro de Myanmar (2013-16) y miembro de la junta de PEN Internacional (2016-), con el ginecólogo y obstreta Elliot Philipp, que escribió al gobierno militar de Myanmar pidiendo la liberación de Ma Thida. Ma Thida fue encarcelada en octubre de 1993 en Myanmar. acusada de «poner en peligro la paz colectiva, por estar en contacto con organizaciones ilegales y por distribuir literatura ilícita». Fue liberada en 1999. Esta fotografía fue tomada en Richmond, Reino Unido, donde Ma Thida y Philipp se conocieron, en 2005.

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01/01/2005

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[Myanmar Centre]

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Myanmar Centre  (ပဲန်မြန်မာ)

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