AAPP Reports

Burma’s Prisons and Labour Camps: Silent Killing Fields – AAPP

Posted: Monday, May 5th, 2008

In October 2008, reports emerged from Burma that the military junta had ordered itscourts to expedite the trials of
political activists. Since then, 357 activists have been handed down harsh punishments, including sentences of up to 104 years. 1 Shortly after sentencing, the regime began to systematically transfer political prisoners to prisons all around Burma, far from their families. This has a serious detrimental impact on both their physical and men... Read more ➤