January 19, 2017

There are 194 individuals oppressed in Burma due to political activities. 86 political prisoners are serving prison sentences. 40 are awaiting trial inside prison. 68 are awaiting trial outside prison.

This month, 12 people were arrested, 9 of whom are from ethnic areas. Three people were charged. 85 people were sentenced including 82 farmers, and 22 individuals were released. Two incarcerated political prisoners are reported to be in bad health.

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