Crackdown at Letpadan, October 2015
October 10, 2015
Fortify Rights film depicting the police crackdown on protesters, journalists, and bystanders on March 10, 2015 in Letpadan, Bago Region in Myanmar. On the seven-month anniversary of the crackdown, Fortify Rights released a joint report with the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic on the events and the violations of international law that took place on that day. Fortify Rights and the Clinic called on the Myanmar government to release of wrongfully imprisoned protesters, hold police officers and their superiors to account, and uphold the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of expression.