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Myanmar releases prisoners for New Year, though likely not dissidents Authorities in Myanmar will release 23,184 prisoners from jails across the country on Saturday under a New Year amnesty, a Prisons Department spokesman said.
CNN.com | 5 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Myanmar junta pardons prisoners, to attend regional summit Myanmars junta has released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the traditional new year holiday, including at least three political detainees, and the military leader behind the February coup confirmed he would attend a regional summit later this month
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Myanmar unity government says it must be part of any ASEAN bid to end crisis Read full story for latest details.
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Myanmar Junta Says 23,000 Prisoners Pardoned, Released Announcement comes as Thailand says Myanmar's military leader will attend summit of southeast Asian nations in Indonesia
Voice of America | Apr 17, 2021 5:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chevron under fire for supporting the Myanmar military - rights groups SumOfUs and International Campaign for the Rohingya say Read full story for latest details.
Yahoo! News | Apr 17, 2021 4:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Myanmar junta pardons and releases more than 23,000 prisoners It is not known if those freed to mark new year holiday include activists seized since military coupMyanmars junta has pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the traditional Thingyan new year holiday, but it is not known if they include
The Guardian | Apr 17, 2021 12:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Myanmar pardons prisoners, unclear if coup foes among them YANGON, Myanmar (AP) Myanmars junta on Saturday announced it pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the traditional Thingyan New Year holiday, but it wasnt immediately clear if they included pro-democracy activists who were detained in t
Lufkin Daily News | Apr 17, 2021 11:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
Myanmar junta chief to attend ASEAN summit on first foreign trip since coup Read full story for latest details.
Yahoo! News | Apr 17, 2021 08:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Myanmar pardons prisoners, unclear if activists among them Myanmars junta has announced it pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the new year holiday, but it isn't immediately clear if they include pro-democracy activists who were detained in the wake of the February coup
The Independent | Apr 17, 2021 03:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
International Peace NGO HWPL Issues Statement on Recent Myanmar Coup SEOUL, South Korea, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Killings of peaceful protestors in Myanmar has been ongoing since February 1st, when the military seized control in a coup. In response to the mass killings of civilians, which now surpasses over 700 live
PR Newswire | Apr 16, 2021 7:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend