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Chinese Firm in Burma Drops Kidnapping Charges Against Student Activist Phyu Hnin Htwe (10/2014)

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

RANGOON — Chinese mining firm Wanbao has dropped charges against 20-year-old Phyu Hnin Htwe, an activist accused of involvement in the kidnapping of two contractors working on the company’s Letpadaung copper mine site in late May. Phyu Hnin Htwe, a member of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions (ABFSU), was released from police custody in Monywa on Wednesday, where she had been in custody since Sept. 13. The company’s project coordinator, Hla Sein, told the court that the charges were being dropped for the sake of maintaining good ... Read more ➤

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Former Political Prisoner Rehabilitation Workshop (10/2014)

Posted: Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Professor Roman David (Lingnan University, Hong Kong) discussed the rehabilitation of former political prisoners from the Czech Republic during a former held at the AAPP(B) Rangoon Offices on September 29, 2014, with the meeting running between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Professor David explained the situation of former political prisoners from the Czech Republic and their rehabilitation programs, and then answered questions from attendees. The meeting was attended by around 40 representatives from 88 Generation Peace and Open Society, Former Politica... Read more ➤

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Data Collection, Shan State (09/2014)

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

  AAPP-B and Former Political Prisoners Society met with former political prisoners of Taunggyi, Shan State, for the program of Collecting Data of All Former Political Prisoners. The joint group of AAPP-B and FPPS collected the data of former political prisoners in that area on the 10th of September, 2014. ... Read more ➤

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Human Rights Training in Myingyan, Mandalay Region (08/2014)

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Human Rights Training 10 days training helds in Myingyan, Mandalay Region on August 1-10, 2014, that was organized by AAPP-B. 23 participants are former political prisoners and local activists from the serveral area of Burma, such as Kyone Pyaw, Taungoo, Kyauk Pan Daung, Taung Tha, Nyaung Oo, Na Hto Gyi and Myingyan. ... Read more ➤

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Healthcare Support for Former Political Prisoners (07/2014)

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

AAPP visited and provided money for health care to Ko Maung Maung, a former political prisoner, on 21 July 2014, who is suffering from bone cancer and lung cancer. He is currently admitted in the Green Cross Hospital. ... Read more ➤

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Healthcare Support for Former Political Prisoners (07/2014)

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

An AAPP affiliate visited and provided health care money to former political prisoner, Ko Myint Han, on July 21 2014, who is suffering from Diabetes. He is currently admitted into the Green Cross Hospital. ... Read more ➤

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Truth Telling in Yaytashay Township (07/2014)

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014

   36 survivors of the military regime from Yartashay, Bago Region, who were sent to front line as porter in 1997, were telling their true story at NLD Yartashay office on July 15, 2014. ... Read more ➤

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Data Collection in Kyaunggon Township, Irrawaddy Division (07/2014)

Posted: Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

  AAPP-B and Former Political Prisoners Society met with former political prisoners of Kyaunggon, Ayeyarwaddy Region, for the program of Collecting Numbers of All Former Political Prisoners. The joint group of AAPP-B and FPPS collected the data of former political prisoners in that area on the 5th of July, 2014.   ... Read more ➤

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Data Collection in Kyon Pyaw Township, Irrawaddy Division (07/2014)

Posted: Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

  AAPP-B and Former Political Prisoners Society met with former political prisoners of Kyon Pyaw, Ayeyarwaddy Region, for the program of Collecting Numbers of All Former Political Prisoners. The joint group of AAPP-B and FPPS collected the data of former political prisoners in that area on the 5th of July, 2014. ... Read more ➤

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Opening Ceremony of Human Rights Short Course in Myaungmya Township, Irrawaddy Division (07/2014)

Posted: Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

      The Opening ceremony of Human Rights short course in Myaungmya on the 4th July, 2014 that was provided by AAPP-B and was organized by Myaungmya District Former Political Prisoners Network.   ... Read more ➤