The Asian Human Rights Commission is condemning Burmese state security for the beating death of a civilian on Friday.
The group called it a "murderous assault" that demonstrates Burma's government has failed in its stated objective to create a disciplined society.
The criticism stems from Friday's killing of a 40-year-old former political prisoner who was beaten by local fire fighters and municipal officers when he was found urinating in public.
The mother Daw San Yi of Thet Naing Oo told VOA's Burmese service said he was later captured and beaten again. He died of his injuries the following day. His mother says she contacted local police, but no action has been taken.