AAPP Documentaries & Videos

Palm Campaign 2015 interview with some famous People

Posted: Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Even though I am free I am not. This was the message the groundbreaking 2010 photography campaign sought to convey to the world. The message that the burgeoning road to freedom in Burma would be forever blocked while political prisoners remained. Freedom is not solely liberation from prison. It is also the need for a free country, a Burma where political freedoms and civil liberties are respected and there no longer exist political prisoners. This photo campaign, initiated by award winning documentary journalist James MacKay and The Assistance ... Read more ➤

DVB TV news and AAPP interview

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014

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Burma political prisoners – Ko Khun Saing

Posted: Sunday, March 30th, 2014

An interview with Ko Khun Saing, a Burmese doctor and political prisoner who was imprisoned on three separate occasions for his political activism. ... Read more ➤

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 ➤

Into the current

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 ➤

Geneva Summit 2: Bo Kyi

Posted: Saturday, January 25th, 2014

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AAPPB and 88 open society meet in Yangon.

Posted: Monday, January 7th, 2013

Some of the 88 students leaders meet (AAPPB) leaders in 88 open society office on Jan 2, 2013. ... Read more ➤

AAPP founders return to Burma

Posted: Saturday, January 5th, 2013

AAPP founders return to Burma Bo Kyi on the left and Tate Naing on the right. The photo was taken when the founders were allowed to go back to Burma for the first time in January 25th 2013. Previously from 2000 – 2012 they were blacklisted. (source: Eleven Media Group) ... Read more ➤

Assistance Association For Political Prisoners (Burma) 10th Anniversary

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

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