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AFP: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says release of more political prisoners is a “positive sign” #Burma #Myanmar

AFP: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says release of more political prisoners is a “positive sign” #Burma #Myanmar

YANGON - Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party on Friday welcomed a new political prisoner amnesty granted by the army-backed regime, describing it as a "positive sign". "We welcome the release. Some (dissidents) are on their way home already," said a spokesman for Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party, without giving details about how many political detainees were freed.

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