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Myanmar Eyes Nationwide Clemency for Political Activists

Myanmar officials are reviewing court cases against political prisoners and working to drop all remaining charges against them, according to a top official. Htay Zaw, a spokesperson for the president's office, told VOA's Burmese Service that an estimated 200 political prisoners will be released after the New Year holiday, which ends April 20. “The cases they review [for release] should be cases of peaceful activities based on freedom of expression, but not about criminal...

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