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Political prisoner release should prompt continued pressure on Myanmar

14 October 2011 Three prisoners of conscience for whom Amnesty International has campaigned for years have been released. Prisoners of conscience Zarganar, Su Su Nway and Zaw Htet Ko Ko have been released in Myanmar’s latest mass prisoner amnesty, after sustained campaigning by human rights organisations including Amnesty International.  Amnesty International’s membership across the world has been campaigning for the release of the three political prisoners by writing letters, signing petitions and lobbying governments. “We are celebrating the freedom of people for whom we have campaigned…

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