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Amnesty does little to liberate Myanmar’s political prisoners: AAPP

Amnesty does little to liberate Myanmar’s political prisoners: AAPP

August 3, 2015 by Mizzima

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) and the Former Political Prisoners Society (FPPS) are greatly disappointed at the release of only a handful of political prisoners this week, among thousands of criminal offenders set free in the amnesty, according to a press release July...

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Angelina Jolie meets refugees during her visit to Kachin State

Angelina Jolie meets refugees during her visit to Kachin State

August 3, 2015 by Mizzima

Actress Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, met with Kachin war refugees in Myitkyina, Kachin State, on Thursday.

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UN rep voices concern over flooding

UN rep voices concern over flooding

August 3, 2015 by Mizzima

The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Eamonn Murphy has expressed his concern for the victims of recent flooding in Myanmar.

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