Khaing Myo Htun, an earth rights defender and EarthRights School alumnus, joined the Forest Defenders Conference having recently been released from prison. He spent 19 months in jail for unlawful charges of defamation and incitement. Khaing Myo Htun has dedicated his life to fighting for human rights, justice, and accountability in Myanmar and EarthRights International worked with a group of local lawyers in Sittwe to defend him in court.

Khaing Myo Htun, an earth rights defender and EarthRights School alumnus, joined the Forest Defenders Conference having recently been released from prison. He spent 19 months in jail for unlawful charges of defamation and incitement. Khaing Myo Htun has dedicated his life to fighting for human rights, justice, and accountability in Myanmar and EarthRights International worked with a group of local lawyers in Sittwe to defend him in court.