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Extreme Measures: Torture and Ill Treatment in Burma since the 2010 Elections

By Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma  •  May 31, 2012

ND-Burma Torture Report CoverThis report documents the Government of Burma’s torture and ill treatment against its own people since the 2010 elections. This report demonstrates that the Burmese government continues to commit these abuses despite being bound to international human rights treaties and norms. Furthermore, the lack of domestic legislation prohibiting torture, the absence of an independent judiciary, and an ineffective Human Rights Commission contribute to a climate where torture and ill treatment are perpetrated with impunity.

Download the report here.

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