Former detainees of Insein Prison celebrate their release on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Former detainees of Insein Prison celebrate their release on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Myanmar frees hundreds of political prisoners after pressure from Asean, but rearrests some

  • Hundreds of political prisoners have been freed from the notorious Insein prison, including Aung San Suu Kyi’s party spokesman and a famous comedian
  • Some activists described the release as a ploy to rebuild Myanmar’s international reputation after its junta chief was excluded from an Asean summit

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Former detainees of Insein Prison celebrate their release on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Former detainees of Insein Prison celebrate their release on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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