One former political prisoner describes a tiered system of abuse within Insein Prison, Burma’s most infamous correctional facility on the outskirts of Rangoon.
“They [NLD] should seek to propose a definition for what exactly constitutes a political prisoner.”
Klaas Haijtema, 30, is alleged to have walked into a dharma hall during chanting, with his shoes on. He then pulled out the plug connected to the speaker.
A truck transferring female inmates between Prome and Thayet prisons in Pegu Division has crashed on a highway, leaving one dead.
The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs said 274 political cases had been closed in the first 100 days of the new government.
“I am sad as all this is happening just when I was due to be released,” said Gambira, speaking at the Thanlyin township court on Thursday.