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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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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

Myanmar: Further information: Further jail terms for peaceful ...
5 September 2014

Activist Ko Htin Kyaw has received two further prison sentences for his peaceful political activities in Myanmar and is facing further charges related to ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/020/2014

Myanmar: Imprisoned for peacefully protesting: U Sein Than
4 September 2014

Community leader U Sein Than has been imprisoned in Myanmar for participating in a series of peaceful protests. He faces further charges related ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/019/2014

Myanmar: Sustained EU engagement at UN critical to support ...
1 September 2014

In this open letter to the EU ahead of the COHOM meeting 1-2 September 2014, Amnesty International, FIDH and its member organization, the Alternative ...

Open Letter       ASA 16/018/2014

Myanmar: Further information: Three MDCF activists jailed ...
28 August 2014

Three activists from the Movement for Democracy Current Force (MDCF) have been imprisoned and a fourth is on trial, as a result of their peaceful political ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/017/2014

Myanmar: Media workers arrested over news story
22 August 2014

Five media workers in Myanmar are facing imprisonment over the publication of a news story. They are prisoners of conscience, detained solely for peacefully ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/016/2014