AAPP 2013

January 2013 AAPP Monthly Chronology

Posted: Friday, February 15th, 2013

Summary of the Current Situation There were 4 arrests, 25 sentenced and 4 released in January. The majority of arrests this month have been under sections 18 and 19 of the Peaceful Assembly, Peaceful Procession laws, which were meant to allow the population to demonstrate peacefully. (see Update on Individual Cases and Individual  Activists) Trends As events unfolded throughout January it appears clear that there is still far to go in terms of bringing Burma’s Judiciary into the twenty-first century. While some steps have been taken forward,... Read more ➤