Ngwe Soe Lin, a DVB video journalist, talks to DVB after being released in an amnesty of political prisoners on 13 January 2012. Ngwe Soe Lin was arrested by military intelligence on 26 June 2009 in Rangoon. After spending several weeks at the Aungthabyay interrogation centre, he was sent to Insein prison. Seven months later, on 27 January 2010, a special military court attached to Insein prison sentenced him to 13 years in prison on charges related to the Electronics and Immigration Acts. The following month, on 18 February, he was sent to Lashio prison in northern Shan state, close to Burma's border with China.