Burma: Suu Kyi Release Spotlights Remaining Political Prisoners

(New York) – Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s release should be the first step for Burma’s military government to free more than 2,100 political prisoners, Human Rights Watch said today. The government released Suu Kyi, a Nobel laureate, from house arrest today, in accordance with Burmese law, under which her house arrest order expired on November 13, 2010.

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