June 5, 2015

Summary of the Current Situation
As of the end of May, there are 163 political prisoners incarcerated in Burma, with 442 activists currently awaiting trial for political actions.

This month, 49 political activists were charged in total, 41 of which were arrested and are currently being held in detention. Sixteen were sentenced, and two were released. Four political prisoners, Sai Tin Min Tun, Zaw Thet Aung, Yarzar Oo and Nay Myo Zin, have been reported to be in bad health.

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma)

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