February 14, 2017

There are 250 individuals oppressed in Burma due to political activities, 86 political prisoners are serving prison sentences, 90 are awaiting trial inside prison, 74 are awaiting trial outside prison.

This month, 30 people were arrested, 25 of whom are farmers and four from ethnic areas. In January, 36 people were charged, including 25 farmers, nine students, and 2 individuals from ethnic minorities. There were no sentences in the month of January. 60 individuals were released, 58 of whom are farmers. Two incarcerated political prisoners are reported to be in bad health.

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