Global Politics

Burmese Political Prisoners Released

Myanmar (Burma) has released the most prominent political dissidents of the country from jail.

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One of the dissidents released is Mya Aye who had been serving a 65-year jail sentence for speaking out against the Burmese government.

His 23-year-old daughter is Wai Hnin Pwint Thon. She left Myanmar in 2006, because her father's activism made it impossible for her to continue her studies there.

She lives in London now where she's a pro-democracy activist herself.

Marco Werman talked with her about release of her father and other Burmese dissidents.

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