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Myanmar to release 5,600 prisoners held for anti-junta protests

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Myanmar’s junta has freed hundreds of political prisoners from Yangon’s Insein prison, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing local media. It follows the junta’s announcement Monday that it would free more than 5,600 people arrested for protesting against military rule.Myanmar’s junta has freed hundreds of political prisoners from Yangon’s Insein prison, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing local media. It follows the junta’s announcement Monday that it would free more than 5,600 people arrested for protesting against military rule.