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Myanmar: Token and insignificant changes to repressive anti-protest law

Headline Title:  Myanmar: Token and insignificant changes to repressive anti-protest law 21 February 2014 The Myanmar parliament has reportedly only made token and insignificant changes to a draconian anti-protest law, raising serious questions about the authorities’ commitment to human rights reforms, Amnesty International said.The contentious Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law places far-reaching restrictions on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, and is often used to target activists and human rights defenders.The amendments reportedly passed in…

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