The inspection of Labour Camps by the MNHRC in June 2021

  1. The inspection teams led by the Commission Members of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission ( MNHRC), U Kyaw Soe and U Tin Aung made the inspection visits to the Min Gone Labour Camp on 3 June,2021 and the Shwe Mya Yar and Hlay Hlaw Inn Labour Camp on 11 June 2021 and Taw Kyi Tan Labour Camp on 21 June 2021.
  2. During the inspection visits, in accordance with the provisions of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Law, the inspection teams interviewed prisoners and detainees freely and privately group by group and asked them whether there is any problem to see their family members, the availability of appropriate facilities for them, whether there is health care or not, is there torture in Labour camp and their living condition in the labour Camp. The inspection teams also met with the prisoner and detainees who wishet with the team privately and recorded their reports.
  3. While inspecting the labour camps, the inspection teams inspected the sleeping quarters of the inmates, the kitchen, the food store, the water tanks, the latrines and the arrangement to prevent COVID-19 pandemic.
  4. The findings and recommendations of the inspection teams will be put forward to the relevant departments to take necessary actions.

    Myanmar National Human Rights Commission

Date:21 June 2021