October 9, 2015

Summary of the Current Situation

As of the end of September, there are 96 political prisoners incarcerated in Burma, with 466 activists currently awaiting trial for political actions.

This month, six political activists were arrested in total, one of whom was incarcerated. Eight were sentenced, and 15 were released. Seven political prisoners are reported to be in bad health. Multiple political prisoners have continued to receive additional charges and sentences under the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act this month.

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