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Has India Abandoned Burma?

Amnesty International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amnesty International

By Anil Raj, Myanmar (Burma) Country Specialist for Amnesty International USA Gandhi once said, "An ounce of practice is worth more than a ton of pre...

Myanmar Announces Amnesty For 7,114 Prisoners

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's junta has granted amnesty to 7,114 convicts at prisons across the country, but it was not immediately known if they ...

Bargaining Burma's Political Prisoners

David Scott Mathieson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Scott Mathieson

Recent amnesties in Burma have been little more than public relations stunts. In September 2008, 9,000 prisoners were released, but only six of them were political activists.