"Prisons in Myanmar (Burma) has released the first of several thousand prisoners as approved in connection with the traditional new year celebrations in the country. The amnesty includes 9 353 prisoners, of which 16 are foreign nationals."
"According to the president Win Myint pardoned the"
"The two Reutersjournalister imprisoned in the country are released, however, according to a spokesperson for the kriminalvårdsmyndigheterna. They were sentenced in september last year to seven years in prison for having violated a law on state secrets. The judgment has been condemned by the outside world."
"Total sits 364 political prisoners in jail or prison in Myanmar, according to human rights organisation AAPP."