Six activists who participated in a protest in Rangoon last year against the Latpadaung copper mine project were each sentenced to one month in prison with labour on Thursday by Kyimyindaing township court.
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Tin Tin Aung was arrested in 2008, charged with sedition and unlawful association and sentenced to five years in Burma’s notorious Insein prison. He suffered physical and mental torture before[…]
A conference to work out a definition for political prisoners was held by the Committee to Verify Remaining Political Prisoners in Rangoon on Thursday. The outcome would be used to[…]