February 20, 2001 |
One of the most powerful generals in Myanmar's military junta was killed in a helicopter crash that left 14 other people missing, the government said. A Cabinet minister and seven junta officials appeared to be among the missing. The military helicopter, carrying 22 officials and seven crew members, crashed into the Salween river in southeastern Myanmar. Lt. Gen. Tin Oo, 67, and the rest of his party were en route to inspect a bridge.
February 15, 2004 |
Myanmar opposition figure Tin Oo, a key advisor to Aung San Suu Kyi, has been moved to house arrest in his Yangon home after being jailed since May, a government official said. Tin Oo, 77, vice chairman of the National League for Democracy, is the latest opposition official to be freed from jail since a clash between Suu Kyi's followers and government supporters May 30.
June 14, 2002 |
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi left Yangon, Myanmar's capital, today on a pilgrimage to Thamanya mountain, her first trip to the countryside since her release from house arrest May 6. Suu Kyi's car was joined by three other vehicles carrying her National League for Democracy party vice chairman, Tin Oo, and his wife, other senior members of the party, youth members and a doctor, party officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
April 8, 1997 |
A bomb exploded at the house of one of Myanmar's top military officials, killing his daughter and setting off a security alert in Yangon, the government and diplomats said Monday. The bomb went off Sunday night at the home of Lt. Gen. Tin Oo, one of two secretaries of the State Law and Order Restoration Council and army chief of staff.
September 28, 1988
Burmese fleeing to frontier areas said they saw troops execute anti-government protesters. Western diplomats in Rangoon say there are increasing reports of executions of lower-level anti-government leaders, but they have yet to be confirmed. The opposition League for Democracy accused Burma's military regime of torture, killings and illegal arrests, and demanded that they stop.
September 23, 2000 |
Striking a fresh blow against pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's military regime detained her deputy and eight other followers Friday after thwarting their latest attempt to travel outside the capital, Yangon. Suu Kyi and Tin Oo, the deputy leader of her National League for Democracy, were evicted from Yangon's railway station early Friday when they became "abusive," a government statement said. Suu Kyi was escorted home, it added.