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Burma Releasing Political Prisoners Tuesday

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Freed dissidents began emerging from Burmese jails Tuesday, the last day for President Thein Sein to make good on his promise of releasing all political prisoners by year's end. The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) told VOA at least two political prisoners have been freed so far. More were expected to follow as the day goes on. Late Monday, President Thein Sein granted what appears to be a wide-ranging pardon to those convicted of or charged with a variety of...

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