Summary of current situation There are 2076 political prisoners in Burma. This is a decrease of 113 from last month’s figure of 2189. In February 19 political prisoners were released. The significant decrease, however, in this month’s reported figure does not reflect events in the past month rather retrospective information AAPP has obtained. In order to ensure accuracy and credibility in our reporting 1671 detainees whose current whereabouts is unconfirmed wer... Read more ➤
Summary of current situation There are a total of 2189 political prisoners in Burma. In January, 1 activist was arrested and 9 political prisoners were released. The AAPP also received information about activists who were arrested and released before January 2011, including 8 additional political prisoners.