Friday, November 16, 2007

UK Lawyers, Parliamentarians Appeal on Behalf of Detainees

Source: Irrawaddy News

The UK-based Burma Justice Committee—comprised of lawyers, parliamentarians and other representatives—officially raised appeals on Thursday to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention calling for assistance on behalf of the three latest detainees in Burma.

The three activists most recently arrested by the Burmese authorities were apprehended while handing out anti-regime pamphlets at the busy Thiri Mingalar fruit and vegetable market in Rangoon on Wednesday.

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