AAPP Documentaries

DOCUMENTARY (10/2016): In Burma, Ex-Political Prisoners Struggle to Return to Normal Life

Posted: Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

And you can watch it online as early as Friday. REPORTERS REPORTERS Burma Aung San Suu Kyi political prisoners Latest update : 2016-09-23 Video: In Burma, ex-political prisoners struggle to return to normal life inShare1 During a half-century of dictatorship, nearly 10,000 Burmese citizens were imprisoned for their political views. Almost all of these political prisoners suffered physical and psychological torture. Some were locked up for almost 30 years. The inhumane living conditions they were subjected to have made their return to normal li... Read more ➤

DOCUMENTARY (03/2014): People Not Pawns: Burma’s Ugly Game of Political Detention

Posted: Sunday, March 30th, 2014

People not Pawns (2012) by Tim Syrota in collaboration with AAPP: A documentary made in association with the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP). The film puts political prisoners in Burma in an historical perspective, looks at the current issues confronting Burma’s political prisoners including the continuing use of political prisoners as bargaining chips on the international stage, and finally looks at the work undertaken by AAPP to address these issues. Link to Timothy Syrota – http://timothysyrota.org/aapp/ ... Read more ➤

DOCUMENTARY (03/2014): Into the Current: Burma’s Political Prisoners

Posted: Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Into The Current – Burma’s Political Prisoners (2012) by Jeanne Hallacy and Democratic Voice of Burma in collaboration with AAPP: Into the Current tells the story of Burma’s unsung heroes – its prisoners of conscience – and the price they pay for speaking truth to power in a military dictatorship. Using footage secretly shot in Burma, the film uncovers the stories and sacrifices of ‘ordinary’ people of exceptional courage, and the leaders who inspire them. Former prisoner Bo Kyi and an underground team work tireles... Read more ➤

DOCUMENTARY (03/2010): AAPP’s 10th Anniversary

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

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