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Myanmar Land Activist Linked to Kidnapping Case Freed

A land rights activist in Myanmar has been freed from prison after the owners of a China-Myanmar joint mining venture withdrew a lawsuit that accused her of involvement in the kidnapping of two Chinese contractors. Phyu Hnin Htwe, a member of the Student Union, was arrested last month in central Myanmar, also known as Burma, in connection with the brief abduction of two Chinese workers from the Letpadaung copper mine project back in May. Her lawyer, Thein Than Oo, told VOA's...

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