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Myanmar: Further informaiton on fear for safety / arbitrary detention: Nang Han Ny, Ai Mon, Ai Yi and two other women and two other men; and new names: Ai Yi Long, Ai Long

, N° d'index: ASA 16/012/1995

Of the four Shan women and six Shan men arrested at Tachilek on 20 March 1995 , three women and four men are currently still being held at No 24 Intelligence Camp, near Ba Suk Village. There are continued fears for their safety in the light of injuries they reportedly received on arrest. It is reported that Ai Mon had one ear cut off, that Ai Yi had his nose cut; and that Nang Han Ny was slapped on the body. The names of the others still detained are not known. On 3 April another two people were arrested on suspicion of involvement with the Mong Tai Army (MTA). Ai Yi Long and his son Ai Long are believed to be innocent civilians.

EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: ASA 16/12/95
Distr: UA/SC
25 May 1995
Further information on UA 75/95 (ASA 16/05/95, 22 March 1995) - Fear for Safety
/ Arbitrary detention
MYANMAR Nang Han Ny (f), aged 25
Ai Mon, aged 24
Ai Yi, aged 29
and two other women and two other men
and: Ai Yi Long, aged 47
Ai Long, aged 25
Of the four Shan women and six Shan men arrested at Tachilek on 20 March 1995,
three women and four men are currently still being held at No 24 Intelligence
Camp near Ba Suk Village, where Battalion No 331 of the State Law and Order
Restoration Council's army is based.
Amnesty International continues to fear for the detainees' safety in view of
injuries they reportedly received on arrest. It is reported that Ai Mon, from
Nam Kham, had one ear cut off in front of local people; that Ai Yi had his
nose cut; and that Nang Han Ny, from Murng Koo village, was slapped on the
body. The names of the others still detained are not known.
On 3 April another two people were arrested in Tachilek on suspicion of
involvement with the Mong Tai Army (MTA). Ai Yi Long and his son Ai Long were
taken to the local police station. They are believed to be innocent civilians.
The refugees staying at Tam Pha Chom temple in Mai Sai, Thailand, returned
to Myanmar in late March, where they currently remain close to the border.
FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send telegrams/telexes/airmail letters
either in English or your own language:
- urging the Myanmar authorities to immediately release Ai Mon, Ai Yi, Nang
Han Ny, and two other men and two other women arrested on 20 March in Tachilek
and currently detained at Intelligence Camp No 24, or charge them with a
recognizably criminal offence.
- expressing deep concern at the alleged ill-treatment of Ai Mon, Ai Yi and
Nang Han Ny, and urging that they and the others be treated strictly in accordance
with international standards;
- urging the authorities to either release Ai Yi Long and his son Ai Long arrested
in Tachilek on 3 April, or charge them with a recognizably criminal offence.
Seeking assurances about their treatment in detention.
APPEALS TO:
General Than Shwe, Chairman
State Law and Order Restoration Council
c/o Ministry of Defence
Signal Pagoda Road
Yangon, Union of Myanmar
Telegrams: General Than Shwe, Yangon, Myanmar
Telexes: 21316
Salutation: Dear General
2
Lieutenant General Khin Nyunt, Secretary 1
State Law and Order Restoration Council
c/o Ministry of Defence
Signal Pagoda Road
Yangon
Union of Myanmar
Telegrams: Lt General Khin Nyunt, Yangon, Myanmar
Salutation: Dear General
COPIES OF YOUR APPEALS TO:
diplomatic representatives of MYANMAR accredited to your country.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS IMMEDIATELY. Check with the International secretariat,
or your section office if sending appeals after 12 July 1995.

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