Myanmar pardons political offenders (9)

The Hindu 2013.12.31 02:53
Myanmar's reformist President granted a pardon Monday to people convicted of or charged with a variety of political offenses. It covers people convicted of or charged with unlawful association, high treason, contempt of government and violation of the peaceful assembly law. "There are about 40 remaining political prisoners and 200 activists who are facing trial under political charges, but it is difficult to guess how many
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