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Myanmar: Media workers jailed for two years
17 October 2014

Five media workers have been sentenced to two years in prison in Myanmar over the publication of a news story. They are prisoners of conscience, detained ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/026/2014

Myanmar: Stop using repressive law against peaceful ...
15 October 2014

This briefing highlights concerns around ongoing arrests and charges brought against scores of peaceful protesters in 2014. These arrests and charges ...

Document       ASA 16/025/2014

Myanmar: Further information: Rohingya activist conditionally ...
8 October 2014

Human rights defender U Kyaw Hla Aung has been released from prison in Myanmar as part of a Presidential amnesty. Before being released he was ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/024/2014

Thailand must investigate police torture allegations in tourist ...
7 October 2014

Thailand must ensure an independent and thorough investigation into mounting allegations of torture and other ill-treatment by police and respect fair ...

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Amnesty International | Myanmar: Prisoner release 'empty ...
7 October 2014

An amnesty of thousands of prisoners in Myanmar is essentially an empty political gesture as scores of peaceful activists are believed to remain behind ...

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Myanmar: Prisoner release 'empty gesture' as repression ...
7 October 2014

An amnesty of thousands of prisoners in Myanmar is essentially an empty political gesture as scores of peaceful activists are believed to remain behind ...

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Myanmar: Further information: Imprisoned media workers' ...
3 October 2014

Five media workers from Unity newspaper in Myanmar had their sentences reduced on appeal to seven years' imprisonment. They were jailed in ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/023/2014

Myanmar: Further information: Rohingya activist jailed for 18 ...
30 September 2014

Human rights defender U Kyaw Hla Aung has been sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment in Myanmar. He is now detained in Sittwe prison in Rakhine ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/022/2014

Myanmar: Farmers at risk after beating by soldiers
30 September 2014

Six Chin farmers who were ill-treated – some tortured – by Myanmar Army soldiers are at risk of further human rights violations after speaking out publicly ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/002/2014

Myanmar: Further information: Further sentences for protestor ...
18 September 2014

Community leader U Sein Than has received four further sentences for participating in a series of peaceful protests in Myanmar. He now faces two ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/021/2014