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BURMA PRISON
There are 38 major prisons currently in Burma. Over 20 house political prisoners. At least 1500 Political Prisoners [that we know of] are currently incarcerated in Burmese Prisons. Many of these are women. They must survive on a minimum of food and water, inadequate medical attention where exposure to AIDS and other communicable diseases occurs on a daily basis. They also endure constant harassment, physical and psychological abuse.

Women political prisoners are detained in appalling conditions inside prisons like Bassein prison [Burma]. This prison is located in Irrawaddy division in lower Burma. The distance between Bassein and Rangoon is 140 miles. The weather of Bassein is wet.


Other Prisons in Burma:
  • Bhamo prison is located in Kachin state in northern Burma. The distance between Bhamo and Rangoon is 803 miles. The weather of Bhamo is cool.
  • Bassein prison is located in Irrawaddy division in lower Burma. The distance between Bassein and Rangoon is 140 miles. The weather of Bassein is wet.
  • Buthitaung prison is located in Araken state in western Burma. The distance between Buthitaung and Rangoon is 730 miles. The weather of Buthitaung is wet.
  • Henzada prison is located in Irrawaddy division in lower Burma. The distance between Henzada and Rangoon is 123 miles. The weather of Hinthada is temperate.
  • Insein prison is located in Rangoon division in lower Burma. The distance between Insein and Rangoon is about 10 miles. The weather of Insein is temperate.
  • Kale prison is located in Sagaing division in northwest Burma. The distance between Kale and Rangoon is 680 miles. The weather of Kale is cool in winter and hot in summer.
  • Katha prison is located in Sagaing division in northern Burma. The distance between Katha and Rangoon is about 800 miles. The weather of Katha is cool.
  • Kengtung prison is located in southern Shan state in eastern Burma. The distance between Kengtung and Rangoon is about 700 miles. The weather of Kyaington is cool.
  • Hkanti prison is located in Sagaing division in northern Burma. The distance between Hkanti and Rangoon is about 1200 miles. The weather of Hkanti is cool.
  • Kyaukphu prison is located in Araken state in western Burma. The distance between Kyaukphu and Rangoon is 450 miles. The weather ofKyaukphu is wet.
  • Lashio prison is located in Northern Shan state in northeast Burma. The distance between Lashio and Rangoon is 607 miles. The weather of Larshow is cool.
  • Loikaw prison is located in Kayah state in eastern Burma. The distance between Loikaw and Rangoon is 551 miles. The weather of Loicaw is hot in summer and cool in winter.
  • Magwe prison is located in Magwe Division in the middle of Burma. The distance between Magwe and Rangoon is 331 miles. The weather of Magwe is cool in winter and hot in summer.
  • Mandalay prison is located in Mandalay division in upper Burma. The distance between Mandalay and Rangoon is 432 miles. The weather of Mandalay is hot in summer and cool in winter.
  • Maubin prison is located in Irrawaddy division in lower Burma. The distance between Maubin and Rangoon is nearly 60 miles. The weather of Maubin is temperate.
  • Maikhtila prison is located in Mandalay division in the middle of Burma. The distance between Maikhtila and Rangoon is 338 miles. The weather of Maikhtila is hot in summer and cool in winter.
  • Mergui prison is located in Tenasserim division in southern part of Burma. The distance between Mergui and Rangoon is 545 miles. The weather of Mergui is wet.
  • Mogok prison is located in Mandalay division in northern Burma. The distance between Mogok and Rangoon is nearly 546 miles. The weather of Mogok is cool.
  • Monywa prison is located in Sagaing division in upper Burma. The distance between Monywa and Rangoon is 517 miles. The weather of Monywa is hot.
  • Moulmein prison is located in Mon state in lower Burma. The distance between Moulmein and Rangoon is 187 miles. The weather of Moulmein is temperate.
  • Myaungmya prison is located in Irrawaddy division in lower Burma. The distance between Myaungmya and Rangoon is 170 miles. The weather of Myaungmya is wet.
  • Myingyan prison is located in Mandalay division in upper Burma. The distance between Myingyan and Rangoon is nearly 396 miles. The weather of Myingyan is cool in winter and hot in summer.
  • Myitkyina prison is located in Kachin state in northern Burma. The distance between Myitkyina and Rangoon is 919 miles. The weather of Myitkyina is very cool.
  • Nyaung U prison is located in Mandalay division in the middle of Burma. The distance between Nyaung U and Rangoon is 426 miles. The weather of Nyaung U is hot in summer and cool in winter.
  • Pa-an prison is located in Karen state in lower Burma. The distance between Pa-an and Rangoon is 135 miles. The weather of Pa-an is temperate.
  • Pakokku prison is located in Magwe division in the middle of Burma. The distance between Pakokku and Rangoon is 440 miles. The weather of Pakokku is cool in winter and hot in summer.
  • Paungde prison is located in the west of Pegu division in the middle of Burma. The distance between Paungde and Rangoon is 150 miles. The weather of Paungde is cool in winter and hot in summer.
  • Pegu prison is located in the east of Pegu division in lower Burma. The distance between Pegu and Rangoon is 50 miles. The weather of Pegu is temperate.
  • Prome prison is located in the west of Pegu division in the middle of Burma. The distance between Prome and Rangoon is 179 miles. The weather of Prome is cool in winter and hot in summer.
  • Shwebo prison is located in Sagaing division in upper Burma. The distance between Shwebo and Rangoon is 503 miles. The weather of Shwebo is cool in winter and hot in summer.
  • Sittwe prison is located in Araken state in western Burma. The distance between Sittwe and Rangoon is 590 miles. The weather of Sittwe is wet.
  • Tachilek prison is located in southern Shan state in eastern Burma. The distance between Tachilek and Rangoon is 795 miles. The weather of Tachilek is cool.
  • Taunggyi prison is located in southern Shan state in the middle of Eastern Burma. The distance between Taunggyi and Rangoon is 454 miles. The weather of Taunggyi is cool.
  • Taungoo prison is located in the east of Pegu division in lower Burma. The distance between Taungoo and Rangoon is 175 miles. The weather of Taungoo is hot.
  • Tavoy prison is located in Tenasserim division in southern Burma. The distance between Tavoy and Rangoon is nearly 395 miles. The weather of Tavoy is wet.
  • Tharawaddy prison is located in the west of Pegu division in lower Burma. The distance between Tharawaddy and Rangoon is 78 miles. The weather of Tharawaddy is temperate.
  • Thayet prison is located in Magwe division in the middle of Burma. The distance between Thayet and Rangoon is 340 miles. The weather of Thayet is cool in winter and hot in summer.
  • Kawthaung prison is located in Tenasserim division in southern Burma. The distance between Kawthaungand Rangoon is 790 miles. The weather of Kawthaung is wet.
  • Pu-ta-o prison is located in Kachin state in northern part of Burma. The distance between Pu-ta-o and Rangoon is 1150 miles. The weather of Pu-ta-o is cool. Pu-ta-O Prison is under constrution.

  • Insein Prison


    Mandalay Prison


    Moulemein Prison


    Bassein Prison


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