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Posts Tagged ‘Political Prisoners’ (426 found)

“Prison Conditions in Burma and The Potential for Prison Reform” Report

cover-english-repordAs Burma emerges from decades of authoritarian rule and international isolation, the issue of human rights and human rights abuses has been of large concern to many actors involved. Holding those accountable for crimes committed in the past has been at the forefront for many observers […]

September 26, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP launches report entitled ‘Prison Conditions in Burma and the Potential for Prison Reform’

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) has today – 25 September 2016 – published a report entitled ‘Prisons Conditions in Burma and the Potential for Prison Reform’. The report will be available on AAPP’s website in English and Burmese […]

September 25, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

End of mission statement by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

I have just concluded my fourth official visit to the country as Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. I would like to thank the Government of Myanmar for its invitation and for granting me an extended visit of twelve days […]

July 1, 2016  •  By UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Maran Gam and Zau La’s Case Must be Reviewed

Burma Campaign UK today called for the urgent reform of Burma’s Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee and to review the cases of Maran Gam and Zau La […]

June 1, 2016  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Political Prisoners Need Not Be Forgotten

cover-report-EngOn 25 May, 2016, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) and the Former Political Prisoners Society (FPPS) released a joint-report entitled “‘After release I had to restart my life from the beginning’: The experiences of ex-political prisoners in Burma and challenges to reintegration.” Based on information provided by 1,621 former political prisoners, the report exposes the mistreatment and abuse – including the use of torture – that has proliferated Burma’s prison system […]

June 1, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

“After release I had to restart my life from the beginning” The Experiences of Ex-political Prisoners in Burma and Challenges to Reintegration

AAPP -cover-report-EngSince 1962, between 7,000 and 10,000 political prisoners have been imprisoned in Burma. Whilst a multitude of anecdotal records exist, there is very little comprehensive data concerning the torture and mistreatment experienced by political prisoners within Burma’s interrogation centers and jails […]

May 25, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Former Political Prisoners Society  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP and FPPS launch report entitled “After Release I Had to Restart My Life from the Beginning”

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (“AAPP”) and the Former Political Prisoners Society (“FPPS”) has today – 25 May 2016 – published a report entitled, ‘“After release I had to restart my life from the beginning[…]”

May 25, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Former Political Prisoners Society  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Continue Releasing all Prisoners of Conscience

One month after the Myanmar’s new administration pledged that it would work to free all prisoners of conscience in the country, the authorities should double their efforts to ensure that no one is left behind bars for peacefully exercising their rights […]

May 11, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Continue Efforts to Release all Remaining Prisoners of Conscience

One month after the Myanmar’s new administration pledged that it would work to free all prisoners of conscience in the country, the authorities should double their efforts to ensure that no one is left behind bars for peacefully exercising their rights […]

May 7, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံအမ်ိဳးသားလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေကာ္မရွင္ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲေရးအတြက္ ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္ သမၼတ ဦးထင္ေက်ာ္ထံ အိတ္ဖြင့္ေပးစာ

ေအာက္ေဖာ္ျပပါ လက္မွတ္ေရးထုိးထားသည့္ အရပ္ဘက္လူထု အဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ားအေနျဖင့္ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတႏွင့္ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္၏အတိုင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္တုိ႔ဦးေဆာင္ေသာ အစုိးရသစ္မွ ႏုိင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားႏွင့္ တက္ႂကြလႈပ္ရွားသူမ်ား၊ ႏိုင္ငံေရးႏွင့္ဆက္ႏြယ္ၿပီး တရားရင္ဆိုင္ေနရေသာ ေက်ာင္းသား ေက်ာင္းသူအမ်ားစုကို ဧၿပီလ အတြင္း လႊတ္ေပးခဲ့သည္ကုိ လႈိက္လွဲဝမ္းေျမာက္စြာ ေက်းဇူးတင္ႀကိဳဆုိေၾကာင္း ဦးစြာေျပာၾကားလုိပါသည္ […]

May 3, 2016  •  By 111 Myanmar/Burma Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤