Priscilla A. Clapp on Myanmar politics

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Dozens of political prisoners in Myanmar are free.

More than 60 students were released, arrested during a protest over education reforms last year.

The plan to liberate them was announced by the country’s de-facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. This is part of a broader effort to grant general amnesty to certain prisoners.

CCTV America’s Mike Walter interviewed Priscilla A. Clapp, senior adviser at U.S. Institute of Peace & Asia Society about Myanmar politics.

Priscilla A. Clapp on Myanmar politics

Dozens of political prisoners in Myanmar are free. More than 60 students were released. They were arrested during a protest over education reforms last year. The plan to liberate them was announced by the country's de-facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. This is part of a broader effort to grant general amnesty to certain prisoners. CCTV America's Mike Walter interviewed Priscilla A. Clapp, Senior Advisor at U.S. Institute of Peace & Asia Society about Myanmar politics.