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Posts Tagged ‘Poitical Prisoners’ (6 found)

Statement – Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma): Month in Review (July 2016)

This month 129 sentences were handed down for political reasons, including fines given to 105 farmers for staging a plowing protest. Four political prisoners were released from prison, and a further 110 people, including the aforementioned farmers completed their sentence or had cases against them dropped […]

August 16, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma)  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD-led Government Must Abide by UN Ruling to Release Lahpai Gam

Burma Campaign UK today called for the NLD-led government to abide by the United Nations ruling that Lahpai Gam is detained illegally and release him immediately […]

May 26, 2016  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No.(2/2016) Statement Regarding the Visit to the Prison, Police lock-up and District Hospital Guard ward in Hkamti township, Sagaing Region

1. A team from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission comprising of Members U Zaw Win and Dr. Nyan Zaw accompanied by two staff members visited the prison, police lock-up and district hospital guard ward in Hkamti township of Sagaing Region on the 18 and 19 February 2016 […]

February 29, 2016  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Letpadaung Mine Protesters Still Denied Justice

Myanmar’s government stands accused of putting profits before human rights at the Letpadaung copper mine, with continued detention of activists and continued refusal to investigate use of white phosphorous against peaceful protestors, said Amnesty International today […]

November 27, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Immediately Release Two People Detained for Mocking Army on Facebook

Myanmar’s authorities must immediately and unconditionally release a peace activist and a young woman who have been arrested for mocking the country’s army chief on Facebook, Amnesty International said […]

October 15, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Presidential Amnesty does little to Liberate Burma’s Political Prisoners

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) and the Former Political Prisoners Society (FPPS) are greatly disappointed at the release of only a handful of political prisoners yesterday, among thousands of criminal offenders set free in the amnesty […]

July 31, 2015  •  By The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Former Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤