Political Prisoner Women Ma Noble Aye’s letter to Prsd.Thein Sein-saying “There are no political prisoners” _Tranlated english/Burmese

Burma’s president has denied that the country’s jails are home to prisoners of conscience, and said there should be no differentiation Burmese who have broken the law, regardless of their charges.

Speaking to reporters on the final day of the ASEAN summit in Bali at the end of last week, Thein Sein said his government “doesn’t agree with” the commonly-held belief that around 1,700 people are serving jail terms because of political activity.

 

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