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Hundreds of students, journalists released from prison in Yangon


Yangon, Mar 24 (EFE/EPA).- More than 600 people, mostly members of student unions detained for protesting and many who were charged with incitement, were released from Yangon's Insein Prison on Wednesday, including Associated Press photographer Thein Zaw. Since the Feb. 1 military coup, at least 275 people have been killed by security forces and 2,812 detained, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners. (Camera: EPA).SHOT LIST: ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) PHOTOJOURNALIST THEIN ZAW GREETS FAMILY AND FRIENDS AFTER BEING RELEASED FROM A PRISON IN YANGON, MYANMAR.SOUND BITE: ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) PHOTOJOURNALIST THEIN ZAW (IN BURMESE).TRANSLATION: Thank you very much for those who help me to free. I am sorry that some of my colleagues are still inside the prison. I wish them free soon. Thank you very much.

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