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Posts Tagged ‘Ashin Gambira’ (6 found)

NLD Face Major Challenges as Lack of Rule of Law Perpetuates Impunity

studentsJust months before the end of the President Thein Sein Government, a series of events and issues publicized over the past week demonstrate the pressing need for reforms to establish rule of law in Burma […]

January 26, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Urges UK Minister to Prioritise Human Rights During Trade Mission to Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today urged the British Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Hugo Swire MP, to highlight the continuing grave human rights abuses in Burma, including violations of freedom of religion or belief, as he leads a trade delegation to the country next week […]

December 7, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Free U Gambira! British Government Must Take Action

Burma Campaign UK today urged the Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire MP to make the unconditional release of U Gambira and all the remaining political prisoners one of his main priorities on his visit to Burma next week.

Despite increasing human rights violations in Burma, the main purpose of Hugo Swire’s visit is to lead a trade mission, not promote human rights. Burma Campaign UK is urging Hugo Swire MP to insist on visiting U Gambira in jail to assess where he is being held and that he has access to medical care and medicines […]

December 6, 2012  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

BURMA: Former Activist Monk and Demonstrators Among Detainees in Wave of Arrests

The Asian Human Rights Commission is concerned by a recent wave of arrests in Burma, signaling that continuation of repressive practices from earlier periods of direct military rule. Among those arrested are a number of leaders of recent demonstrations against a copper mining project in the north of the country, and a former monk who after his release from prison at the start of the year has been subjected to constant harassment and abuse […]

December 6, 2012  •  By Asian Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP Condemns the Re-Arrest of Ashin Gambira (aka) Nyi Nyi Lwin

On December 1st, 2012, Ashin Gambira (aka) Nyi Nyi Lwin was re-arrested by Burmese authorities whilst staying at his brother-in-law Nyi Nyi Zaw’s house in Thingangyun Township, Rangoon. On December 2nd, he was sent to Insein prison where he was incarcerated […]

December 3, 2012  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

U Gambira Re-arrested, Transferred to Insein Prison

U Gambira (a.k.a. Nyi Nyi Lwin)U Gambira (Ko Nyi Nyi Lwin) was arrested together with his mother, Daw Yey, on Saturday 1 December at 5 p.m. in Hlaing Township, Rangoon. Ashin Gambira had just returned to a friend’s home following a meeting with the UN Human Rights Ambassador in Rangoon. His mother was released later that evening, but U Gambira was taken to the District Police Office, from where he was transferred to the notorious Insein Prison […]

December 2, 2012  •  By The Best Friend  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤