The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners-Burma is planning an event in Rangoon on 2 January to commemorate and honour political activists who have died behind the bars.
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The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners-Burma and Former Political Prisoners Society will provide a certificate of honour and a donation of one million kyat to each of the families of some 50 political activists who died in Burmese prisons during the period of military junta rule since 1988.
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[…]