Memorial held for Myanmar’s influential lawyer U Ko Ni

U Ko Ni, a legal adviser for Myanmar's ruling party and a constitutional expert, was shot dead outside Yangon's international airport in January.

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    U Ko Ni, a legal adviser for Myanmar's ruling party and a constitutional expert, was shot dead outside Yangon's international airport in January.

    Pro-democracy campaigners attended his memorial ceremony and mourned the loss to show they will not be silenced.

    Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Yangon.


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