May 15, 2019

There are 331 individuals oppressed in Burma due to political activity. 48 are currently serving prison sentences, 90 are awaiting trial inside prison, 193 are awaiting trial outside prison.

For Burmese New Year, on April 17 and April 26, 9535 and 6948 local prisoners from different prisons were released under the order of the presidential pardon. However, only five political prisoners were released under these two pardons.

In April, 5 people were sentenced, 47 arrested, 22 charged and 6 released.

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