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Posts Tagged ‘Assistance Association for Political Prisoners – Burma’ (83 found)

A Political Prisoner’s Mother Died after Her Visit to Her Son

We, the members of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners-Burma (AAPPB), were informed that a political prisoner’s mother died after her visit to her son. Daw Hla Hla Myint, mother of Mya Than Htike (aka) Tayzar, passed away at the age of 66 on 15 May, 2010 after her visit to her son in Taungoo prison due to the extremely hot weather. AAPP also expresses it deepest condolences for Mya Than Htike and family members for their loss.[…]

May 16, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Monthly Chronology of Political Prisoners in Burma – April 2010

Summary of current situation

There are a total of 2,199 political prisoners in Burma. This is an overall increase of 13 in comparison to last month’s figure of 2,186. In April, 12 activists were arrested and 3 political prisoners were released. The AAPP also received information about activists who were arrested and released before April 2010, and this retroactive information explains why there is actually an overall increase of 13 this month.[…]

May 10, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

A New Year but the Same Injustice: Concerns for Dissidents in the Aftermath of Bombings

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) (AAPP) expresses it deepest condolences for those killed and injured in the bombings in Rangoon and in Kachin State during Thingyan (Burmese New Year). AAPP is concerned that the current bombings will lead to an increase in the harassment and arrest of political dissidents, as has occurred in the past. Reportedly, a few people have already been detained after the recent explosions.

April 20, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Monthly Chronology – March 2010

There are a total of 2,186 political prisoners in Burma, an overall increase in comparison to last month’s figure of 2,185. In March, 3 activists were arrested and 3 political prisoners were released […]

April 9, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners-Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP 10th Anniversary and Report Launch

To mark the 10th anniversary of its founding, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) launched a new report, “The Role of Political Prisoners in the National Reconciliation Process”. The report calls on the international community to press the military junta to unconditionally release all political prisoners, review the 2008 Constitution, and begin a tripartite dialogue.[…]

March 23, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

The Role of Political Prisoners in the National Reconciliation Process

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

For decades, the people of Burma have been striving for peace, democracy and the full realization of their human rights. Recognizing this goal, political parties like the National League for Democracy (NLD) and ethnic nationality groups have attempted to engage in a process of national reconciliation, but the ruling military regime (known as the State Peace and Development Council, SPDC) has resisted this at every turn. At its heart, ‘national reconciliation’ is resolution of the conflicts brought about by the struggle for democracy, human rights, equality, and self-determination that have been ongoing since independence. Burma’s 2,100 plus political prisoners represent that struggle, yet the SPDC continues to deny their existence.[…]

March 23, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

ဟံသာ၀တီ ဦး၀င္းတင္ရဲ့ ေထာင္တြင္းအေတြ႔အၾကံဳ စာအုပ္ထြက္ရွိ

သတင္းစာဆရာ ဟံသာ၀တီ ဦး၀င္းတင္ရဲ့ စာမ်က္ႏွာ ၃၁၈ မ်က္ႏွာပါရွိၿပီး ရက္ေပါင္း ၇၀၀၀ ေက်ာ္ ေထာင္တြင္း အေတြ႔အၾကံဳမ်ားကို ေရးသားတင္ျပထားတဲ့ ‘ဘာလဲဟဲ့ လူ႔ငရဲ’ စာအုပ္ကို ဆရာႀကီးရဲ့ အသက္ (၈၀) ျပည့္ ေမြးေန႔ (၂၀၁၀ ခုႏွစ္ မတ္လ ၁၂ ရက္ေန႔) မွာ စတင္ထုတ္ေ၀ ျဖန္႔ခ်ိမွာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ ဒီစာအုပ္ကို ဒီမိုကရက္တစ္ ျမန္မာ့အသံ က စီစဥ္ထုတ္ေ၀ၿပီး ႏုိင္ငံေရး အက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားကူညီေစာင့္ေရွာက္ေရးအသင္း (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) က တာ၀န္ယူ ျဖန္႔ခ်ိမွာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ ဒီစာအုပ္မွာ အခန္းငယ္ ၁၀ ခန္းနဲ႔ ေဆာင္းပါးေပါင္း ၄၂ ပုဒ္ ပါ၀င္ပါတယ္။ ဆရာက မေၾကာက္တရားကို အေျခခံၿပီး ေထာင္တြင္း လူ႔အခြင့္အေရး ခ်ိဳးေဖာက္ခံရမႈမ်ားကို […]

March 12, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners-Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Women Political Prisoners

An 8-page briefer on women political prisoners in Burma, illustrating that women from all across the country and from various sectors of society are imprisoned for their political beliefs. According to Assistance Association for Political Prisoners – Burma (AAPP) there are presently 177 women political prisoners across Burma. […]

March 8, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤

International Women Day and Burma’s Women Political Prisoners

On International Women’s Day, AAPP has released a brief on the women political prisoners. The brief shows that there are women from all across Burma and from various sectors of society, who are imprisoned for their political beliefs. There are women in prison as young as 21 and as old as 68. The brief also […]

March 8, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

အက်ဥ္းသားမ်ား အခြင့္အေရး ေတာင္းဆုိခ်က္

အက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားအေနျဖင္႔ ေအာက္ပါအခြင့္အေရးမ်ားကို သက္ဆုိင္ရာေထာင္အာဏာပိုင္မ်ားထံသုိ႔ ၁ရ.၂.၂၀၁၀ ေန႔မွစ၍ ေတာင္းဆုိလုိက္သည္။ ၁။ သတင္းစာအပါအဝင္ စာေပဖတ္ရႈခြင့္ ျပည့္ျပည့္ဝဝရရွိေရး ၂။ က်န္းမာေရး ေစာင္႔ေရွာက္မႈ ျပည့္ျပည့္ဝဝရရွိေရး ၃။ အက်ဥ္းသားအားလုံး ပိုမုိေကာင္းမြန္ေသာ အစားအေသာက္ရရွိေရး ၄။ ႏုိင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမ်ား အေဆာင္ပရဝုဏ္အတြင္း ေထာင္ပိ္တ္ခ်ိန္မွအပ အခ်ိန္ျပည့္သြားလာႏုိင္ေရး ၅။ စာေပ ေရးသားေလ့က်င့္ခြင့္ ရရွိေရး။ ေတာင္းဆုိရသည္႔အေၾကာင္းအရင္းမ်ား အခ်က္ ၁။ ။ သြင္းပို႔ေသာ စာအုပ္၊ မဂၢဇင္း၊ ဂ်ာနယ္ စသည္မ်ားကို တပါတ္၊ ဆယ္ရက္ၾကာမွ် ၾက့ံၾကာျခင္း၊ စာအုပ္မ်ားတြင္ ဆုတ္ၿဖဲပယ္ဖ်က္ျခင္း၊ ျဖတ္ေတာက္ျခင္း၊ သတင္းစာပုံမွန္မရရွိျခင္း၊ တခါတရံ လုံးဝမရျခင္း၊ ၂ရက္၃ရက္ၾကာမွ ရရွိျခင္း။ အခ်က္ ၂။ ။ ေသာက္ေဆး၊ ထုိးေဆး လုံေလာက္စြာမရျခင္း၊ ဆရာဝန္ႏွင့္ေတြ႔ရန္ ခက္ခဲၾက့ံၾကာျခင္း။ […]

February 17, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤