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Myanmar’s military government granted amnesty to over 1,600 prisoners, including 42 foreigners, during the country’s New Year’s holiday from April 13-16. The figure is small compared to the 23,000 prisoners released during the holiday last year. Despite Myanmar’s ruling general’s promise to restore peace in the country this year, no political detainees were released. “As part of the celebration of Myanmar’s New Year, to bring joy for the people and address humanitarian concerns, 1619 prisoners, including 42 detained foreigners, will be released under the amnesty”, said State Secretary Lieutenant General Aung Lin Dwe. The foreign prisoners will be deported upon […]

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