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Myanmar President Pardons Dozens of Prisoners

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw has granted pardons for 83 prisoners believed to be jailed for political reasons. Htin Kyaw's office announced the amnesty Sunday, saying he had signed the order with the goal of achieving "national reconciliation" as the Buddhist New Year begins. Myanmar's new democratically elected government, dominated by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party, has dropped charges against hundreds of political activists charged under...

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