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Myanmar to free most political detainees in year-end amnesty

By Reuters | Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:21 PM
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YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar is expect to release most of its prisoners of conscience on Tuesday and scores more awaiting trial, activists said, after the government announced a year-end amnesty for those held for political reasons.

State-run MRTV announced the presidential amnesty in a bulletin late on Monday but did not reveal the number due for release, but an organisation that tracks political detainees ...

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