Burma Releases 50 Activists

Published: Wednesday, 07/11/2007 12:00 am EDT

Liberal MP Larry Bagnell, chair of the Parliamentary Friends of Burma, issued a press release last week saying he was "very thrilled" with the news that the government of Burma, also known as Myanmar, has released 50 activists last month, including Su Su Nway. Mr. Bagnell commended the Burmese government, but implored them to further release other political prisoners including Aung San Suu Kyi who has been under house arrest for 11 years.

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