“There are still political prisoners behind bars despite the election of a civilian government,” said Ashin Sandar Thiri, a spokesman for the monks.
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Three hundred people gathered in central Rangoon on Sunday to denounce the extrajudicial killing of Par Gyi.
Art lovers in Rangoon were treated to a solo exhibition by leading political activist Min Ko Naing on Wednesday
Government grants clemency to 651 political prisoners in unprecedented move, but while optimism is high, some remain cautious
Prominent student leader transferred from his cell in Kengtung prison to Rangoon in a move that could presage his early release
Prominent monk and Shan leader among those transferred as speculation mounts that Min Ko Naing will also move prisons
Activist group says it may look to become a political or philanthropic organisation following release of several members in amnesty