Former political prisoners are still locked in a battle against depression and anxiety – the aftermath of decades of imprisonment and isolation.
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More than 70 political prisoners were released across Burma on Tuesday during the latest presidential amnesty. It follows President Thein Sein’s pledge last week to free all of Burma’s prisoners[…]
UN chief Ban Ki-moon reportedly presses president on release of political prisoners but Thein Sein stands firm in his denial
State television announces that 6,359 prisoners will be released tomorrow but the number of political prisoners remains unknown
Sep 25, 2008 (DVB), The United Nations secretary-general and special rapporteur on Burma have welcomed the release of seven political prisoners, though the UN chief also called for more comprehensive[…]
Shwe Mann tells reporters that government will consult with National League for Democracy over remaining ‘prisoners of conscience’
All Burma Students’ Democratic Front says 30 members remain behind, and should be released as ‘prisoners of conscience’
Government-backed commission says in carefully worded letter that ‘prisoners of conscience’ in Burma should be freed by president
MP’s request to discuss prisoners of conscience will go to parliament today after UN envoy’s visit as official denials are aired