Rioting for Rule of Law: Prison Amnesties and Riots in Myanmar

Liv Stoltze Gaborit, Andrew Malcolm Jefferson

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Abstract

Research report for the Tea Circle - A forum for New Perspectives on Burma/Myanmar. Regular readers of the Tea Circle are likely well-aware that more than 23,000 prisoners were recently released on amnesties granted in connection with the celebration of Myanmar New Year in April. In this brief piece we raise some critical questions about the presidential power to pardon.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date17 Jun 2019
Place of PublicationToronto
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jun 2019

Keywords

  • prison
  • myanmar
  • amnesty
  • rule of law
  • riot

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