Friday, November 02, 2007

Burma Frees 46 More Prisoners Ahead of UN Anvoy's Visit

Source: Perth Now

AUTHORITIES in Burma have freed 46 more people arrested during unrest in August and September, an opposition party spokesman said.

The release of the prisoners, most of whom are members of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, occurred late Thursday, spokesman Nyan Win told AFP, just two days before the arrival of UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari on Saturday.

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