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Myanmar junta says 1,600 prisoners to be freed in holiday amnesty

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Myanmar's junta will release over 1,600 prisoners from jails across the country on Sunday. It remains unclear whether those being pardoned were protesters or common criminals. The Southeast Asian country has been in turmoil since the military's ouster of Aung San Suu Kyi's government last year.
3 months ago·N P D, Myanmar

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Times of India

Myanmar junta says to free 1,600 prisoners in new year amnesty - Times of India

Rest of World News: Myanmar's junta said it will release more than 1,600 prisoners from jails across the country on Sunday to mark the Buddhist new year, without specifyi

3 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

Myanmar junta says 1,600 prisoners to be freed in holiday amnesty

Relatives of hundreds of prisoners gathered outside Myanmar's Insein Prison on Sunday after the military government announced the release of 1,600 prisoners in an amnesty to mark the Southeast Asian nation's new year.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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NDTV

Myanmar Junta Says It Will Free 1,600 Prisoners, Political Protestors Excluded

Families of detained Myanmar protesters had their hopes dashed Sunday after political prisoners were not included in some 1,600 people released by the junta to mark the Buddhist new year.

3 months ago·New Delhi, India
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Myanmar junta says 1,600 prisoners to be freed in holiday amnesty

(Reuters) - Relatives of hundreds of prisoners gathered outside Myanmar's Insein Prison on Sunday after the military government announced the release of 1,600 prisoners in an amnesty to mark the Southeast Asian nation's new year. Read full story

3 months ago·Malaysia
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IBTimes

Myanmar Junta Says To Free 1,600 Prisoners In New Year Amnesty

Myanmar's junta said it will release more than 1,600 prisoners from jails across the country on Sunday to mark the Buddhist new year, without specifying whether those being pardoned were protesters or common criminals. The Southeast Asian country has been in turmoil since Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government was ousted last year in a military coup, which sparked huge protests and a deadly crackdown. State television announced that 1,619 prison…

3 months ago·United States
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News24

Myanmar junta will free 1 600 prisoners in new year amnesty

Myanmar's junta will release over 1 600 prisoners from jails across the country to mark the Buddhist new year, it has said, without specifying whether those being pardoned were protesters or common criminals.

3 months ago·South Africa
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