One former political prisoner describes a tiered system of abuse within Insein Prison, Burma’s most infamous correctional facility on the outskirts of Rangoon.
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Activists Nay Myo Zin and Win Cho have been sentenced to three months imprisonment for leading a protest calling for farmers’ rights.
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.
Mahn Nyein Maung appears in Insein prison court facing a possible death sentence or life imprisonment as lawyer decries evidence
Thet Nwe underwent bouts of severe torture and was sent to a psychiatric ward twice during his term in Insein prison before his 13 January release
Nay Myo Zin, who became the first political prisoner of the new Burmese government, takes appeal to Supreme Court in Naypyidaw