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Posts Tagged ‘Insein Prison’ (7 found)

The Facts are Plain and Stated. It is Time to Act!

Yanghee-Lee-Arakan-Mob-8-Jan-2015-JPaingIrrawaddyThe US Special Envoy for Human Rights in Burma, US Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski and his accompanying delegation, completed the second trip of this kind, highlighting the plethora of grave human rights concerns that continue to plague the people of Burma. On the same day, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma, Yanghee Lee, also gave a stark analysis of progress in human rights.

The two day, US-Myanmar Human Rights Dialogue visit included meetings with Union ministers in a closed door arrangement in Naypyidaw as well as meetings with civil society in Rangoon and Myitkyina, the capital of war-torn Kachin State. The 10-day trip of Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee also included meetings with various government and civil society representatives, as well as visits to the site of the Letpadaung Copper Mine, Insein Prison, Arakan State, and Lashio, northern Shan State.

January 19, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission on Its Visits to the Insein Prison and Hlay-Hlaw-Inn Yebet Prison Labour Camp

An eight-member team of the Commission, headed by its Chairman visited the Insein Prison on 27 December 2011 and the Hlay-Hlaw-Inn Yebet Prison Labour Camp in Hlegu Township on 28 December 2011. Earlier a four-member team […]

December 30, 2011  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP is Deeply Concerned over the Safety of 7 Political Prisoners Placed in Solitary Confinement for Undertaking a Hunger Strike

AAPP has learnt that 7 of the 22 political prisoners who have been on a hunger strike in Insein Prison have been placed in solitary confinement. They have a list of six demands regarding basic prisoner rights and have been undergoing a hunger strike until their demands are met […]

May 25, 2011  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Political Prisoners Strike Back, Hunger Strike in Insein Prison Demands the Attention of the International Community

The U. S. Campaign for Burma (USCB), a Washington, DC-based grassroots organization campaigning to end crimes against humanity and the culture of impunity in the Southeast Asian country of Burma, today strongly demands the international community pay attention to the hunger strike […]

May 23, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Political Prisoners Strike in Insein Prison

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) learnt today that 22 Political Prisoners are striking for prisoner’s fundamental rights […]

May 21, 2011  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Punishment of Monk Political Prisoners Highlights Ongoing Abuse and Repression

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) has grave concerns for Ashin Sandar Dika, a monk political prisoner, after learning he has been placed in solitary confinement as a punishment for requesting adequate health care. Ahshin Sandar Dika is currently incarcerated […]

May 13, 2011  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners-Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP has Grave Concerns for the Safety of Political Prisoners Detained with Violent Criminals

AAPP has received reports of violence and abuse in room (3), Ward (1), Insein prison. Ko Khaing Kyaw Moe, a member of the All Arakan Student Youth Congress (AASYC), fears for his life after a criminal prisoner violently attacked a prisoner he is friends with. The attack left the prisoner hospitalised […]

February 14, 2011  •  By Assistance Association for political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤