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September 2017 AAPP Monthly Chronology

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

MONTH IN REVIEW In September, three individuals were arrested including one civilian, one land rights activist under Section 294, 392, 440, and 447 of the Penal Code, and one activist under Section 19 of the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act (PAPPL). This month, five people were charged including two National League for Democracy (NLD) representatives and one business man for defamation, and two women under Section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law. In September, three individuals were sentenced, including one NLD representative ... Read more ➤

August 2017 AAPP Monthly Chronology

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017

MONTH IN REVIEW In August, there were 38 arrests including one freelance reported under Section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law, one former child soldier and one activist under Section 505(b) of the Penal Code, one activist under Section 353 of the Penal Code, seven farmers under Sections 427/447 of the Penal Code, seven farmers under Sections 294, 392, 440, 447, and 506 of the Penal Code, and twenty civilians. This month one former child soldier was charged under Section 505(b) of the Penal Code, and two activists and one labor rights act... Read more ➤

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Visit to the Vaˊclav Havel Library

Posted: Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

On September 6, the delegation of lawmakers and AAPP representatives, including Upper House representatives, Vice-Chairman U Aye Thar Aung, and U Thein Swe, Lower House Representative U Myo Naing, AAPP’s Joint Secretary U Bo Kyi, and Head of AAPP’s Rangoon Office U Aung Myo Kyaw visited to the Vaˊclav Havel Library. They discussed the current conditions in Burma.   ... Read more ➤

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Meeting with Minister of Justice of Czech Republic

Posted: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

On September 5, Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic, Mr.Robert Pelik’an, met the delegation of lawmakers and AAPP representatives, including Vice-Chairman of the Upper House U Aye Thar Aung, including Upper House Representative U Thein Swe, Lower House Representative, U Myo Naing, AAPP’s Joint Secretary U Bo Kyi, and Head of AAPP’s Rangoon Office U Aung Myo Kyaw.   ... Read more ➤

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Discussion with Vice-chairman of the Lower House of the Czech Republic

Posted: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

On September 5, Vice-chairman of the Lower House of the Czech Republic, Mr Jan Bartosex, met the delegation of lawmakers and AAPP representatives, including Vice-Chairman of the Upper House U Aye Thar Aung, and AAPP’s Joint Secretary U Bo Kyi to discuss the collaboration between both countries parliaments and to exchange the experiences of both countries. ... Read more ➤

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Study Tour Group Including AAPP Representatives Leaves for the Czech Republic

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017

On September 2, a delegation of lawmakers and AAPP representatives, led by Vice-Chairman of the Upper House U Aye Thar Aung, including Upper House Representative U Thein Swe, Lower House Representative U Myo Naing, AAPP’s Joint Secretary U Bo Kyi and Head of AAPP’s Rangoon Office U Aung Myo Kyaw, left from Yangon International Airport to the Czech Republic to undertake a study tour. At the invitation of the Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic, the delegation will study the experience and process of the Czech Republic’s successful demo... Read more ➤

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Czech Republic Deputy Minister Met with a delegation of lawmakers and AAPP representatives

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017

On September 4, His Excellency Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic, Mr. Va’clav Kolaja, met a delegation of lawmakers and representative of AAPP, including Vice-Chairman of the Upper House U Aye Thar Aung, and AAPP’s Joint Secretary U Bo Kyi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They discussed their mutual friendship and relationship, parliamentary issues, economics, trading, and agriculture of both countries. ... Read more ➤

July 2017 AAPP Monthly Chronology

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

MONTH IN REVIEW In July, 31 individuals were arrested, four under Section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law, 17 under Section 188 of the Penal Code, and ten villagers. This month, 42 were charged, 13 farmers under Sections 294, 341, 447, and 506 of the Penal Code, 15 farmers under Sections 19 and 20 of the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law (PAAPPL), three activists under the PAAPPL, six individuals under Section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law, two individuals under Section 8 of the Import and Export Law, one individual under... Read more ➤

Nelson Mandela International Day Promoting Humane Conditions of Imprisonmen

Posted: Monday, July 17th, 2017

July 18 – Nelson Mandela International Day Promoting Humane Conditions of Imprisonment. On this day, AAPP are highlighting four prison conditions in Burma which violate prisoner’s human rights.  Overcrowding, access to healthcare, torture and a lack of access to educational/vocational training persist in Burmese prisons and lead to not only the violation of rights inside prison, but also hamper the ability to reintegrate into society post release. See below for more information on these four issues:       Referen... Read more ➤

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Discussion about Prison Reform at MNHRC

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017

On July 14, U Bo Kyi, U Aung Myo Kyaw, and U Kyaw Soe Win from Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) visited the office of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) and discussed prison reforms with U Yu Lwin Aung, U Nyunt Shwe and U Khin Maung Lay. ... Read more ➤