Only two were among the more than 9,500 inmates freed on Wednesday.
Presidential pardon for prisoners in New Year period is customary; families of detainees and political activists are hoping for good news.
Bo Kyi of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners writes of the need to address Myanmar’s mental health epidemic.
‘The Cell, Exile and the New Burma’ collects pro-democracy student activist turned editor Kyaw Zwa Moe’s accounts of prison and exile, along with dozens of essays and feature
San Minn’s paintings and installations depict the bitterness, hardship and fear that fill a prisoner’s day.