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Posts Tagged ‘The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Burma Partnership’ (5 found)

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 ➤

Report Briefer: How to Defend the Defenders? A Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Burma and Appropriate Protection Mechanisms

image2Testimonies and reports from inside the country have painted a very different picture to the new tolerant and free Burma that the Burma Government wants the world to see. Those who try to defend human rights, or question the power or narrative of the Burma Government — and their military and corporate backers —now seem to be operating in as dangerous an environment as ever […]

July 24, 2015  •  By The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Burma Partnership and Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

How to Defend the Defenders? A Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Burma and Appropriate Protection Mechanisms

HRD Report Human Rights Violations in BurmaTestimonies and reports from inside the country have painted a very different picture to the new tolerant and free Burma that the Burma Government wants the world to see. Those who try to defend human rights, or question the power or narrative of the Burma Government — and their military and corporate backers —now seem to be operating in as dangerous an environment as ever […]

July 24, 2015  •  By The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Burma Partnership and Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Amid a Worsening Human Rights Situation, the Burma Government Must End the Persecution of Human Rights Defenders

[Chiang Mai – 24 July 2015] The Burma Government must immediately cease the targeting, oppressing, stifling, controlling and silencing of human rights defenders (HRDs) and strengthen judicial and legislative protection mechanisms to safeguard the work of HRDs so that they can carry out their valuable and legitimate human rights work, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Burma Partnership said in a joint report released today […]

July 24, 2015  •  By The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Media Advisory: Launch of a Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Burma and Appropriate Protection Mechanisms

A new report, “How to Defend the Defenders? A Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Burma and Appropriate Protection Mechanisms,” co-authored by the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Burma Partnership will be launched on 24 July 2015 at the “International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies” to be held at the Chiang Mai University in Thailand […]

July 22, 2015  •  By The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Burma Partnership and Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤