Title Myanmar: 1. Please provide background information on the ruling party in Myanmar and the political situation in Myanmar situation in general and in particular in respect to the treatment of supporters of the National League for Democracy (NLD). 2. Please provide information on whether there are reports on political/student uprisings in 1988. 3. Deleted. 4. Deleted. 5. Please provide information on the claim that monks participated in political activities in Myanmar in September 2007. 6. Is there information that NLD supporters supported the monks by raising funds for them? 7. Is there any information that the monks were arrested and that they were not fed but relied on raised funds for food? 8. Is there any information that the authorities identified political activists through observing those who provided support and funds to the monks while the monks were imprisoned? 9. Is there any information on a petition made by the police to the chairman of the Seaman Employment Control Division demanding that seaman should not get involved in politics? Is there any information on whether and if so how that Division implemented such a petition? 10. Is there any information on the Seaman Employment Control Division requiring the lodgement of a security such as a sum of 12,000,000 kyat, or the signing over of a person's house, as part of a condition of employment? 11. Is there information on a protest in June 2009 involving a protest against the government asking for free elections? Is there any information about persons who attended that march being imprisoned in Insein jail? 12. Please provide general information about the Myanmar police authorities including the level of partisanship or political affiliations. 13. Is there information about the Myanmar police interrogating the spouses of political supporters? 14. Please provide information on what legal grounds, if any, the authorities in Myanmar act in arresting and detaining supporters of the political opposition or NLD. 15. Please provide information on how long political detainees are held in prison in Myanmar and the conditions under which they are held. Is there information on whether political detainees are permitted visits from family? 16. Please provide information on the treatment of failed asylum seekers to Myanmar.
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 2 March 2011
Country Myanmar
Topics Asylum-seekers | Elections | Freedom of assembly and association | Freedom of expression | Freedom of information | Freedom of speech | Good governance | Opposition | Persecution based on political opinion | Police | Political groups | Political parties | Political situation | Prison or detention conditions | Rejected asylum-seekers
Citation / Document Symbol MMR38200
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Myanmar: 1. Please provide background information on the ruling party in Myanmar and the political situation in Myanmar situation in general and in particular in respect to the treatment of supporters of the National League for Democracy (NLD). 2. Please provide information on whether there are reports on political/student uprisings in 1988. 3. Deleted. 4. Deleted. 5. Please provide information on the claim that monks participated in political activities in Myanmar in September 2007. 6. Is there information that NLD supporters supported the monks by raising funds for them? 7. Is there any information that the monks were arrested and that they were not fed but relied on raised funds for food? 8. Is there any information that the authorities identified political activists through observing those who provided support and funds to the monks while the monks were imprisoned? 9. Is there any information on a petition made by the police to the chairman of the Seaman Employment Control Division demanding that seaman should not get involved in politics? Is there any information on whether and if so how that Division implemented such a petition? 10. Is there any information on the Seaman Employment Control Division requiring the lodgement of a security such as a sum of 12,000,000 kyat, or the signing over of a person's house, as part of a condition of employment? 11. Is there information on a protest in June 2009 involving a protest against the government asking for free elections? Is there any information about persons who attended that march being imprisoned in Insein jail? 12. Please provide general information about the Myanmar police authorities including the level of partisanship or political affiliations. 13. Is there information about the Myanmar police interrogating the spouses of political supporters? 14. Please provide information on what legal grounds, if any, the authorities in Myanmar act in arresting and detaining supporters of the political opposition or NLD. 15. Please provide information on how long political detainees are held in prison in Myanmar and the conditions under which they are held. Is there information on whether political detainees are permitted visits from family? 16. Please provide information on the treatment of failed asylum seekers to Myanmar., 2 March 2011, MMR38200, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4f41fbfa2.html [accessed 17 September 2014]
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