AAPP 2012

February 2012 AAPP Monthly Chronology

Posted: Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Monthly Chronology February 2012 The number of political prisoners AAPP can confirm are behind bars and the location of their prisons is now 419 and 424 more are under the verification process.  The confirmed number will continue to fluctuate and is expected to increase as the verification process continues. In addition, AAPP received information in February that 4 individuals were arrested prior to the month of February. All four individuals are ethnic Kachin[1] and were arrested by the Burmese army. Summary of the current situation Trends Fe... Read more ➤

January 2012 AAPP Monthly Chronology

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Summary of the current situation Trends This month the President U Thein Sein issued two orders for the release of prisoners. 36 political prisoners were released on the 4th of January and a further 3001 were released on the 13th. Although the release of political prisoners is undoubtedly a positive action, it is important to remember that there are still at least 852 that remain in prison. From which, AAPP could confirm the prison location and imprisonment details of 415 political prisoners and has still been verifying the whereabouts and im... Read more ➤