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Posts Tagged ‘Prisoner Amnesty’ (32 found)

AAPP Denounces Recent Prisoner Amnesty

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) denounces the prisoner amnesty, announced 16 May by the new Thein Sein administration, as a ploy to appease the international community. Under this so-called ‘amnesty’, outlined in order […]

May 17, 2011  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

No mass release of political prisoners – Thein Sein more hardline than Than Shwe?

Following an announcement of a limited prisoner amnesty in Burma, but no mass release of political prisoners, the new dictator, Thein Sein, is increasingly showing himself to be as or more hard-line than former dictator Than Shwe […]

May 16, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤