September 2010 AAPP Monthly Chronology

Summary of current situation

There are a total of 2193 political prisoners in Burma. This is an overall increase of 10 in comparison to last month’s figure of 2,183. In September, 13political prisoners were arrested, four of those arrested were released within the month. Retrospective information explains why there is actually an overall increase of 10 this month.

Since the protests in September 2007 leading to September’s Saffron Revolution, a total of 1,178 activists have been arrested and are still in detention.

Monthly Trend Analysis

During the month of September 2010, 11 student activists, one journalist and one NLD member were arrest- ed. 21 political prisoners were sentenced, including two monks sentenced for politi- cally motivated charges.

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9-Monthly Chronology of Burmazs Political Prisoners for September 2010