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AAPP Monthly Newsletter for November 2017

Posted: Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

TRAININGS Advanced Human Rights, Human Rights Documentation, and Transitional Justice Training in Mon State                                               Advanced transitional justice training AAPP held one long advanced Training in the month of November. A 12-day Training from November 9-20 was organized in Thanbyuzayat Township, Mon State. The Training was administered by AAPP’s Human Rights Trainer, Ko Saw Than Hlaing, and Human Rights, Human Rights Documentation and Transitional Justice Trainer, Ko Sai Myint Thu. A... Read more ➤

November Monthly Chronology and current Political Prisoners list

Posted: Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

MONTH IN REVIEW In November, three people were arrested, one individual under Section 17/1 of the Unlawful Association Act, one land activist under charges including Sections 279(a), 427, 447, and 494 of the Penal Code, and one individual under charges yet to be determined. This month, three individuals were charged, two individuals under the Aircraft Act, and one individuals under the Media Law. In November, two individuals were charged under the Aircraft Act, and two individuals were released. In November, AAPP observed tighter restrictions ... Read more ➤

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OCTOBER NEWSLETTER 2017

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017

TRAININGS Human Rights, Human Rights Documentation, and Transitional Justice Training in Kachin State Transitional justice training in Kachin State As a part of the series of regular Trainings on Transitional Justice, AAPP held one long Training in the month of October. An 11-day Training from October 4-14 was organized in Bhamaw Township, Kachin State. In Bhamaw Township, the Training was administered by AAPP’s Human Rights Trainer, Ma Zun Pan, and Human Rights Documentation and Transitional Justice Trainer, Ko Kyaw Oo. A total of 28 people... Read more ➤

AAPP Monthly Chronology of October 2017 and Current Political Prisoners list

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017

MONTH IN REVIEW In October, five people were arrested. Four people were charged, two individuals under Section 8 of the Import and Export Law, one individuals under Sections 17/1 and 17/2 of the Unlawful Associations Act, and one person under Section 505(b) of the Penal Code. Four individuals were sentenced, one Kachin Baptist Convention member was charged under Sections 17/1 of the Unlawful Associations Act, Section 8 of the important and Export Law, and Section 500 of the Penal Code. Another Kachin Baptist Convention member was charged under... Read more ➤

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 ➤