16 Dec 2011
Truth panel seeks separate custody centre for political detainees Human rights and political activists welcomed the government's decision to set up a separate jail to detain political prisoners, though one person voiced doubts as to whether those detained over lese-majeste charges should be included or not. This idea comes as part of recommendations from the Truth for Reconciliation Commission of Thailand (TRCT).
15 Nov 2010
Amnesty International welcomes the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, but calls on the government of Myanmar to immediately release all of the prisoners of conscience in the country.
19 Sep 2009
(Mae Sot - Thailand) - The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) (AAPP) can confirm that so far 43 political prisoners have been released from various prisons in Burma.