Ko Win Shwe, a 42-year-old member of Aung San Suu Kyi's besieged National League for Democracy in Burma, has died as a result of torture during interrogation after being arrested on September 26th for his active support and participation in the monks' demonstration. Dead bodies of monks have also appeared in the Pazundaung River in Rangoon in the past few days.
Source: Assistance Association for Political PrisonersThe body of Steve Biko in a prison in King Williamstown, South Africa. Leader of the Black Consciousness Movement, Biko was arrested on August 1977, and died soon afterwards. In 1997 five former members of the South African security forces admitted to killing Biko, who died a year after the Soweto riots which rocked apartheid South Africa. [Al-Ahram Weekly]