Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma)

AAPP defines a political prisoner as anyone arrested, detained, or imprisoned because of their perceived or known active role, perceived, or known supporting role, or in association with activities promoting freedom, justice, equality, human rights, including ethnic rights, in association with the pro-democracy movement. (August 2014)

Political Prisoners Post-Coup
16540
Total Arrested
13068
Still Detained including Sentenced
2565
Killed by Junta
3448
Released
8 december, 2022

Videos & Documentaries

People Not Pawns, Burma’s Ugly Game of Political Detention

Documentary by Timothy Syrota in association with the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, published on December 23, 2012