Myanmar pardons 452 prisoners

Syndicated from IANS | Published on Thu, Nov 15 2012 6:54 IST | 28 Views | Add comment

Myanmar President Thein Sein Thursday announced amnesty for 452 prisoners, including foreigners, the New Light of Myanmar reported.

The amnesty was granted on humanitarian ground and for "prolonging friendship with neighbouring countries", Xinhua quoted the newspaper as saying. The government will extradite the foreign prisoners.

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