Min Ko Naing

Paw Oo Tun (Burmese: ပေါ်ဦးထွန်း ; better known by his alias Min Ko Naing, (မင်းကိုနိုင်, lit. "conqueror of kings") is the President of Universities Student Union of Burma (Myanmar) and a leading democracy activist and dissident. He has spent most of the years since 1988 imprisoned by the state for his opposition activities. The New York Times has described him as Burma's "most influential opposition figure after Daw Aung San Suu Kyi".

Read more about Min Ko Naing:  Early Life/student Years, 8888 Uprising and The All Burma Federation of Student Unions, 15 Years Political Imprisonment Until 2004, Second Imprisonment, Campaigns, Political Imprisonment in 2007, International Recognition