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Myanmar leader pardons 9,500 prisoners but not 2 reporters

Apr. 17, 2019 8:59 AM EDT

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — More than 9,500 prisoners were ordered released Wednesday in Myanmar under a presidential amnesty, but they did not include two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters. The Facebook page of the Office of President Win Myint said he signed a pardon for 9,551 prisoners, including 16...