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Posts Tagged ‘Police Force’ (2 found)

BURMA/MYANMAR: The Police Cannot Avoid Responsibility for the Torture to Death of a Man in Custody

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received updated information that the police force of Burma has dismissed several officers involved in the torturing to death of a 39-year-old man. Other officers have been either suspended from duty or transferred to different townships. Myo Myint Swe was tortured during interrogation over a murder while detained in police custody. He eventually died as a result of the abuse and the police tried to claim that he had a heart attack. The victim’s family are receiving little assistance by way of information from the police […]

March 25, 2014  •  By ASEAN Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

BURMA/MYANMAR: No Rule of Law via Special Branch, Militarised Police

On 11 March 2014 a presidential commission of inquiry into the latest violence in the far west of Burma, or Myanmar, presented its findings. According to the commission, which is the latest in a series examining violence around the country, numbers of security forces in some areas need to be significantly increased […]

March 15, 2014  •  By Asian Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤