AAPP Submissions

AAPP’s 2015 UPR Submission

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) otherwise known as AAPP provides information on Burma/Myanmar’s lack of compliance with human rights laws regarding political prisoners. This includes torture, the right to life, liberty and security of person, legal reform, restrictions on activists and the right to health and an adequate standard of living. Final AAPP submission-2015 ... Read more ➤

UNGA

AAPP and Burma Partnership’s 2014 Joint Submission to UN General Assembly

Posted: Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

AAPP and Burma Partnership have recently completed a joint paper entitled The Shrinking Space for Civil Society in Burma-Myanmar. A summary of this paper was presented at the United Nations General Assembly 2014. Summary: BP-AAPP UNGA – Summary of Briefing Paper on the Shrinking Space for Civil Society in Burma-Myanmar Full Briefing Paper: BP-AAPP UNGA – A Briefing Paper on the Shrinking Space for Civil Society in Burma-Myanmar ... Read more ➤

UNGA

AAPP’s 2014 Submission to the UN General Assembly

Posted: Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

AAPP has submitted a report to the 65th UN General Assembly reminding the Burmese Government of its commitment to signing on to the UN Convention Against Torture (UNCAT). The report references a statement by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Thant Kyaw, who earlier this year announced that Burma would indeed be signing the covenant in September of 2014. However, no such action was taken last month. The reports highlights a number of instances of torture that have occurred thus far in 2014, and concludes by urging the international community to... Read more ➤