Entries by ND Burma

AAPP (2010) The Role of Political Prisoners in the National Reconciliation Process

NATIONAL RECONCILIATION AND POLITICAL PRISONERS A genuine, inclusive process of national reconciliation is urgently needed to resolve the current conflicts and make progress towards peace and democracy. Political prisoners represent the struggle for democracy, human rights, equality and self-determination. A crucial first step in a national reconciliation process is official recognition of ALL Burma’s 2,100 plus […]

Shoot on Sight

Shoot on Sight: The ongoing SPDC offensive against villagers in northern Karen State The video details the horrendous situation that villagers in Toungoo, Nyaung Lay Bin and Muthraw Districts are facing and includes testimonies from villagers and prison porters affected by this offensive. Throughout this military campaign, which began in November 2005 and is still […]

Flowers from Burma

“Growing poppies is not part of our traditional way of life. We grow them purely to support ourselves.” – Karenni farmer

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AAPP and United States Campaign for Burma (2008) The Future in the Dark

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) (AAPP) and the U.S. Campaign for Burma (USCB), believe that an immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners, including Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and U Tin Oo, is an important and essential indicator to measure the positive development of the national reconciliation […]

Eastward Bound

Summary of   key  findings The report documents 133 verified and suspected trafficking cases, involving 163 women and girls, which occurred between 2004 and mid-2007

AAPP (2005) The Darkness We See

There is an increased focus on the conditions for prisoners and others who are kept in detention in the world today and there are good reasons for that. The number of prisoners worldwide is increasing. The bad news is that the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims again and again receives alarming reports describing torture […]

AAPP (2004) A land where Buddhist Monks are Disrobed

In Burma, anyone can be detained for being involved in human rights advocacy, democratic activities or peaceful demonstrations. Thus, political activists are not the only stratum of society vulnerable to arrest by the military intelligence, Buddhist monks are also subject to the same fate. It is estimated that there are approximately 300 monks and novices […]