Alumnus Ko Swe Win honoured with EU human rights award

Ko Swe Win, editor-in-chief of Myanmar Now and 2009 Master of Journalism graduate, was honoured with this year’s Schuman Award for Human Rights by the European Union in Myanmar along with activists Cheery Zahau and Daw Khin Than Htwe.

The three recipients were recognised for their work in promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms in Myanmar.

 

Top: Ko Swe Win giving his acceptance speech Bottom: with fellow awardees Daw Khin Than Htwe and Cheery Zahau. Photos courtesy of the European Union in Myanmar.