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Myanmar: Arrests continue amid promise to release all prisoners of conscience

Headline Title:  Myanmar: Arrests continue amid promise to release all prisoners of conscience 17 July 2013  Amnesty International has called into question President Thein Sein’s recent commitment to clear Myanmar’s jails of prisoners of conscience by the end of the year. On the same day he made this promise to delegates at a conference in London, police in Myanmar’s Rakhine state arbitrarily detained a 74-year-old Rohingya human rights defender. “The government continues to rely on repressive laws to silence dissent and jail peaceful protesters in Myanmar,” said Amy…

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