AAPPB

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AAPPBAssistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma)
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The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), a non-profit that tracks and assists political prisoners held in Myanmar, estimates there are 48 political prisoners jailed in the country.
The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), a human rights group monitoring the prisons, said earlier this month there were 45 people serving prison sentences for "political activity", most of them for alleged links to armed groups.
Par Gyi was arrested in public in Kyaikmayaw on 30 September while he was on his way back after carrying out a photo assignment on clashes between the military and the rebel Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) in Mon State, Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) said.
The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), or AAPP(B), an independent organization founded in 2000 by ex-political prisoners, and Human Rights Watch (HRW) use a relatively broad definition of political prisoners.
Bo Kyi of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (PP), however, pointed out that still over 200 political prisoners are in prison.
The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), a Thailand-based campaign group, described the pardon as "the worst amnesty to date."
Thailand-based Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, which collates information on imprisoned dissidents in Myanmar, put the figure at 88, counting two dozen monks among those released.
On the Thai-Burma border there are many local organisations, such as the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners. There were photos of political prisoners around the walls and a prison model exhibition, depicting the forms of torture employed.
The Thailand-based Assistance Association for Political Prisoners has reported that NLD member Ko Win Shwe, 42, died as a result of torture during interrogation after being arrested with four others on Sept.
The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners said on Wednesday security officers had been threatening dissidents' relatives and neighbours attempting to find those involved in pro-democracy protests.
The Thai-based Assistance Association for Political Prisoners has detailed the routine application of torture in the form of physical, mental and sexual abuse.
Thirteen of those released were prisoners of conscience, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), which said it was still checking names to confirm if more had been freed.
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