Wa Gyi

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Wa Gyi was a Burmese communist leader.

In 1956 he joined the Burmese Communist Party (Red Flag) and went underground. In 1959 he became leader in a Party District Committee. In 1967 he was promoted to Central Committee member.

Wa Gyi surrendered on December 9, 1970, after having lost his entire family (wife, sister, 4 children) in the struggle. In 1973 he was a witness during the trial of Red Flag leader Thakin Soe.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fleischmann, Klaus. Die Kommunistische Partei Birmas - Von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. Hamburg: Institut für Asienkunde, 1989. p. 424.