March 16, 2018

There are 240 individuals oppressed in Burma due to political activities. 44 are currently serving prison sentences, 75 are awaiting trial inside prison, 121 are awaiting trial outside prison.

In February 36 people were arrested, 28 by the Kachin Independence Army, while eight civilians were arbitrarily arrested by authorities for alleged bombings in Sittwe City, Arakan State. Nine people were charged, nine people were sentenced and three people were released this month.

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