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Workshop on Memorialization

Filed in Activities by on October 30, 2014
Workshop on Memorialization

Impunity Watch and ND-Burma held a two-day workshop in Chiang Mai on the subject of Transitional Justice efforts in Burma. The workshop was in preparation for a five-day exchange of ideas for upcoming workshop, with the meeting being attended by a varied number of organizations including: 1. AAPP (Assistance Association for Political Prisoners) 2. Burmese […]

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Press Release: The death of freelance journalist Aung Kyaw Naing, aka Par Gyi.

Filed in Other Press releases & Statements by on October 29, 2014

Press Release: The death of freelance journalist Aung Kyaw Naing, aka Par Gyi 27th October 2014 The death of well known freelance journalist Aung Kyaw Naing, aka Par Gyi, while in military custody in Kyaikmayaw Township, Mon State, comes as a shocking reminder of how extrajudicial killings, arbitrary detention and torture are still being used […]

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New report by Kachin Women’s Association Thailand: Burmese military strategies fueling Kachin drug crisis

New report by Kachin Women’s Association Thailand: Burmese military strategies fueling Kachin drug crisis

New report by Kachin Women’s Association Thailand: Burmese military strategies fueling Kachin drug crisis Date: 8 October 2014 A new report exposes how anti-insurgency strategies of the Burma Army are fuelling the drug crisis in Kachin areas, particularly since the renewal of conflict against the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in 2011. “Silent Offensive” by the […]

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AAPP-B Monthly Chronology for September 2014

AAPP-B Monthly Chronology for September 2014

Summary of the current Situation As of September’s end, there are 80 activists incarcerated in Burma, with 130 activists currently awaiting trial for political actions. Section 18 of the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act continues to account for a large number of these arrests and incarcerations. The following is an analysis of media coverage […]

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