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အက်ဥ္းသား ၁၀၂ ဦးလြတ္ေပးျခင္းအေပၚ သေဘာထားေၾကညာခ်က္

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဇန္န၀ါရီလ ၂၂ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ အက်ဥ္းသား ၁၀၂ ဦးအား ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္ အစိုးရမွ ပုဒ္မ ၄၀၁(၁) ျဖင့္ လႊတ္ေပးခဲ့ေၾကာင္းသိရွိရသည္။ လႊတ္ေပးခဲ့သည့္ အက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားထဲတြင္ ယခုအခ်ိန္(၂း၃၀ နာရီ) အထိ ႏိုင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသား ၅၂ ဦးသာ ပါ၀င္ေသးေၾကာင္းသိရွိရသည္ […]

January 22, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Prisoner Amnesty Marred by Outrageous Jailing of Activist for Facebook Post

A prisoner amnesty in Myanmar today does not go nearly far enough as scores of peaceful activists remain behind bars, Amnesty International said. The jailing today of another activist just hours after the amnesty was announced is a stark reminder of how prevalent repression still is in the country […]

January 22, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Political Prisoner Amnesty Falls Short

(New York) ­– Yesterday’s limited release of political prisoners in Burma leaves many others in prison and is undermined by the ongoing arrests and imprisonment of activists, with hundreds still facing trial, Human Rights Watch said today. Burma’s international supporters should demand the release of all remaining political prisoners and an end to politically motivated arrests and trials […]

January 22, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP Raises Concerns Despite Presidential Amnesty

Today – January 22, 2016- the Government of Burma released 102 prisoners in a presidential amnesty under Section 401/ B of the Criminal Procedure. Among those released were 52 political prisoners […]

January 22, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

MPs Call for Release of U Gambira after his Re-arrest in Myanmar

JAKARTA, 21 January 2016 – Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia today raised concern at the re-arrest of former monk and pro-democracy leader U Gambira in Myanmar on alleged immigration offences, and called on authorities to ensure his immediate and safe release […]

January 21, 2016  •  By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on the Unresolved Year-Long Case of the Two Female Teachers of Kawnghka

Maran Lu Ra (age 20) and Tangbau Hkwan Nan Tsin (age 21) started working as Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) volunteer teachers in Kawnghka Village, Muse Township, Northern Shan State, in June 2014 […]

January 19, 2016  •  By 103 Civil Society Organizations and 9 Individuals  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Report Exposes Systematic Cover-up of Myanmar Army Involvement in Kachin Rape-Murder Case

A new report exposes the systematic cover-up of the Myanmar Army’s involvement in the rape-murder of two Kachin teachers in Kawng Kha village, northern Shan State, exactly one year ago […]

January 19, 2016  •  By Kachin Women's Association-Thailand and Legal Aid Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: One Year On, No Justice for Kawng Kha Rape

(Yangon, January 19, 2016) – Myanmar authorities should allow an independent investigation into the rape and killing of two Kachin women from Kawng Kha Village, Northern Shan State, Civil Rights Defenders said today […]

January 19, 2016  •  By Civil Rights Defenders  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Growing Political Prisoner Population

(Bangkok) ­– Burmese authorities should immediately drop all politically motivated charges against hundreds of detainees and unconditionally release them, Human Rights Watch said today. President Thein Sein should fulfill pledges he made over three years ago to free all of the country’s political prisoners […]

January 17, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤