March 16, 2017

There are 292 individuals oppressed in Burma due to political activities. 86 are currently serving prison sentences, 85 are awaiting trial inside prison, 121 are awaiting trial outside prison.

This month, 92 people were arrested, 90 of whom are from ethnic areas. In January, 42 people were charged, including 36 farmers, and six activists. Two people were sentenced in January. 17 individuals were released, 15 of whom are farmers. Two incarcerated political prisoners are reported to be in bad health.

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