AP:Some Myanmar political prisoners receive amnesty

YANGON, Myanmar — At least 25 political detainees were released Friday as part of an amnesty for prisoners in Myanmar, just over 1 percent of the total number of political prisoners believed to be held by its military government.

Win Naing, a spokesman for the opposition National League for Democracy, said the freed political detainees included 16 members of his party as well as activists from other pro-democracy groups. Two journalists were also freed.

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