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Political prisoner release should prompt continued pressure ...
14 October 2011

Three prisoners of conscience for whom Amnesty International has campaigned for years have been released.


Myanmar government must go further with prisoner release ...
12 October 2011

Many prisoners of conscience remain behind bars in Myanmar despite a new amnesty announced by the government.


Amnesty International | Myanmar: Government must go further ...
12 October 2011

The release of at least 120 political prisoners in Myanmar today is a minimum first step, and authorities must immediately and unconditionally release ...

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Wire, October/November 2011. Vol. 41, issue 05
1 October 2011

1) The Agenda 2) Up Front: Amnesty archives support case against Haiti's former dictator 3) No help from Europe 4) Police in the Dominican Republic ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/005/2011

The Wire, August/September 2011. Vol. 41, issue 04
1 August 2011

1) Stubborn, Irritating, Outrageous 2) Women in Nicaragua need your voice, your action, your solidarity; 'We all have a role in the changing world' 3) Stand ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/2011

MYANMAR | Amnesty International
29 June 2011

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Myanmar: Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic ...
8 June 2011

Amnesty International calls for the urgent establishment of an international commission of inquiry as Myanmar rejects recommendations to end violations ...

Public Statement       ASA 16/004/2011

Amnesty International | Myanmar prisoners kept in 'dog cells' ...
3 June 2011

The Myanmar authorities must stop forcing prisoners into cells designed for military dogs, Amnesty International said today, after it emerged that the practice ...

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Myanmar prisoners kept in 'dog cells' after protests | Amnesty ...
3 June 2011

Prisoners are being kept in solitary confinement in cells designed for military dogs as punishment for going on hunger strike.


Myanmar: Prisoners put in 'dog cells' after protests
2 June 2011

Political prisoners in Myanmar who have initiated peaceful protests in three prisons, including hunger strikes, are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/003/2011