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Good News! – Myanmar: Prisoner of Conscience Myat Nu Khaing Released (UA 237/15)
April 19, 2016
Myat Nu Khaing, medical doctor and former election candidate, was released from Insein prison in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, on 17 April. She was released as part of a Presidential pardon which saw the release of 83 prisoners, including prisoners of conscience Amnesty International has campaigned for.