Welcome to Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma)

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Total Political Prisoners
74
Serving Prison Sentences
139 429
Facing Trial Inside Facing Trial Outside
february 2020

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), also known as AAPP, is a non-profit human rights organization based in Mae Sot, Thailand. AAPP was founded in 2000 by former political prisoners living in exile on the Thai/Burma border. Since then, the organization has been run by former political prisoners, with two offices being opened inside Burma in 2012, one in Rangoon and the other in Mandalay. AAPP advocates and lobbies for the release of remaining political prisoners and for the improvement of the lives of political prisoners after their release. The various assistance programs for political prisoners and their family members are aimed at ensuring they have access to education, vocational trainings, mental health counseling and healthcare.

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Recent Updates

AAPP’s 20 Years Anniversary Talk Show (Part 8)

Posted 24 March, 2020  •  Category Slide show, Videos

AAPP’s 20 Years Anniversary Talk Show (Part 7)

Posted 24 March, 2020  •  Category Slide show, Videos

AAPP’s 20 Years Anniversary Talk Show (Part 6)

Posted 24 March, 2020  •  Category Slide show, Videos

AAPP’s 20 Years Anniversary Talk Show (Part 5)

Posted 23 March, 2020  •  Category Slide show, Videos

AAPP’s 20 Years Anniversary Talk Show (Part 4)

Posted 23 March, 2020  •  Category Slide show, Videos

Statement on 20th Year Anniversary of Assistance Association for Political Prisoners

Posted 23 March, 2020  •  Category Press Release, Slide show