Myanmar: Call for all political inmates to be freed

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October 13, 2011
LaCrosse Tribune    
Posted in News

"A human rights group and prominent activist on Thursday called for Myanmar to free all of its political prisoners after only about 10 percent of an estimated 2,000 were released under a presidential amnesty. The Thailand-based Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) said the amnesty for 6,359 convicts was insincere and primarily an effort to appease the international community." (10/13/11)

 

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