Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 12:54
Myanmar Tuesday announced the release of all remaining political prisoners on the last day of 2013.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 14:17
President Thein Sein has pledged to release all prisoners of conscience in Myanmar by the end of the year.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 16:21
Political prisoners have been freed, censorship has been abolished and, the government promises, the days of child soldiers are over.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 15:25
Myanmar may release scores of political prisoners this month to fulfil a promise by its reformist president to free prisoners of conscience by the end of this year, a member of a state-appointed panel said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 15:50
Myanmar on Tuesday began freeing dozens of its remaining detained activists, officials said, after the country vowed to release all prisoners of conscience by the end of the year.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 08:17
Lawmakers are asking Myanmar President Thein Sein to free nearly 250 political prisoners.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 13:22
Burmahas freed at least 56 political prisoners after the EU decision to lift the last of its sanctions.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 12:55
The United States has welcomed the Myanmar government`s announcement for the formation of a committee on political prisoners.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 12:56
The Myanmar government will scrutinize the political prisoners incarcerated in prisons throughout the country in order to grant them liberty soon, a media report said Thursday.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 01, 2012, 14:01
The horrific living conditions in North Korea’s labor camps, which are believed to hold up over 100,000 of political prisoners, have been revealed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 18:33
India`s home ministry has asked the West Bengal government to amend a law that grants political prisoner status to Maoists in the state as it had countrywide implications, official sources said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 22:31
Activists in Myanmar are welcoming the release of nearly 90 political prisoners as part of a larger govt amnesty.
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