The inspection of Tharyarwady Central Prison and Daik U Central Prison

  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 Tharyarwady Central Prison on 16 June,2021 and the inspection teams led by the Commission Members of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC), U Kyaw Soe, U Tin Aung and U Kyaw Myint made the inspection visits to the Daik U Central Prison on 24 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 prison and their living condition in the prison. The inspection teams also met with the prisoners and detainees who wish to meet with the team privately and recorded their reports.
  3. While inspecting the Central Prisons, the inspection teams inspected the sleeping quarters of the inmates, the apartments, the hospital, the Quarantine apartments, the library, the kitchen, the food store, the water tanks, the latrines and the arrangements to prevent COVID-19 pandemic.
  4. The findings and recommendations of the inspection teams will be put forward to the relevant departments for necessary actions.

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission

Date:24 June 2021