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Burma's prisoner amnesty promising, but activists await 'real change'

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Burma's prisoner amnesty promising, but activists await 'real change'

The Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar is one of the most repressive countries in the world. But lately the military government has been angling for international acceptance.

On Tuesday, the Burmese government announced a mass amnesty, though it didn't explicitly mention political prisoners. And many Burmese dissidents question the government's commitment to reform.

A breaking news feature. 

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