Myanmar: Prisoners put in ‘dog cells’ after protests

Myanmar: Prisoners put in ‘dog cells’ after protests

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Index Number: ASA 16/003/2011
Date Published: 2 June 2011
Categories: Myanmar

Political prisoners in Myanmar who have initiated peaceful protests in three prisons, including hunger strikes, are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. Amnesty International has received credible reports that seven prisoners who were on hunger strike were placed in solitary confinement in cells designed for military dogs between 24 and 26 May.


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