jhr Rights Report #14: Burma/Myanmar

The 14th edition of the jhr Rights Report focuses on Burma. After repeated calls by the international community to stop human rights violations, Myanmar’s regime is releasing political prisoners and allowing democracy activists to regroup under the National League for Democracy party banner.

*Rights Report news update* Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil was finally released by authorities after spending 10 months in prison for an articlecritical of the ruling military elites.

Also this week, jhr U.S. correspondent Joey Grihalva reports on the movement to free Bradley Manning, the U.S. military analyst accused of leaking sensitive government documents to the whistleblower website WikiLeaks.

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Adam Bemma is a journalist and media development advisor.

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