October 6, 2014

In September, AAPP documented the sentencing of 11 political activists, the indictment of 13 individuals (including 2 detained), and the release of 2 political prisoners.

As of end of September, there are 80 activists incarcerated in Burma, with 130 activists currently awaiting trial for political actions. Section 18 of the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act continues to account for a large number of these arrests and incarcerations.

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma)

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