13 April 2017

News Story: 1,883 prisoners released in Myanmar to greet new year Thingyan festival

YANGON, April 12 (Xinhua) -- A total of 1,883 prisoners were released on Wednesday ahead of Myanmar new year water festival which is to start on Thursday, Myanmar State Counselor Office announced.

The 1,883 prisoners, including 233 women, were freed from prisons across the nation to enable them enjoy cut of prison terms on new year occasion.

Read the full story at Xinhua