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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Joint open letter on the prosecution of Shayam Brang Shawng
18 December 2014

In this joint open letter Amnesty International, Fortify Rights, the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic, Human Rights Watch, the ...

Open Letter       ASA 16/030/2014

Myanmar: Man faces prison after calling for justice: Brang ...
18 December 2014

Shayam Brang Shawng (known as Brang Shawng), an ethnic Kachin man from Myanmar, is facing jail following his calls for the authorities to investigate ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/031/2014

Myanmar: Further information: Activist organization targeted ...
6 November 2014

Two members of the Movement for Democracy Current Force (MDCF) have been given jail terms for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/029/2014

Myanmar: Ensure independent and impartial investigation into ...
30 October 2014

The Myanmar authorities must ensure a comprehensive, independent, impartial and effective investigation into the death of journalist Aung Kyaw Naing ...

Public Statement       ASA 16/028/2014

Myanmar: UNGA resolution must address backtracking on ...
28 October 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 16/027/2014. 28 October 2014. Myanmar: UNGA resolution ...

Public Statement       ASA 16/027/2014

Myanmar: Media workers jailed for two years
17 October 2014

Five media workers have been sentenced to two years in prison in Myanmar over the publication of a news story. They are prisoners of conscience, detained ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/026/2014

Myanmar: Stop using repressive law against peaceful ...
15 October 2014

This briefing highlights concerns around ongoing arrests and charges brought against scores of peaceful protesters in 2014. These arrests and charges ...

Document       ASA 16/025/2014

Myanmar: Further information: Rohingya activist conditionally ...
8 October 2014

Human rights defender U Kyaw Hla Aung has been released from prison in Myanmar as part of a Presidential amnesty. Before being released he was ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/024/2014

Thailand must investigate police torture allegations in tourist ...
7 October 2014

Thailand must ensure an independent and thorough investigation into mounting allegations of torture and other ill-treatment by police and respect fair ...

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Amnesty International | Myanmar: Prisoner release 'empty ...
7 October 2014

An amnesty of thousands of prisoners in Myanmar is essentially an empty political gesture as scores of peaceful activists are believed to remain behind ...

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