With Eye on Obama Visit, Burma Frees 452 Prisoners
But activists criticized move
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 15, 2012 9:00 AM CST
Burma ordered 452 prisoners freed today in an apparent goodwill gesture ahead of a historic visit by President Barack Obama—but activists criticized the move for failing to focus on hundreds of political detainees. It was not immediately clear if any political prisoners were among...
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