U Tin Oo,NLD Leader freed

Burma.s military government has freed the 82-year-old deputy leader of the pro-democracy party led by Aung San Suu Kyi after nearly seven years in detention.

The release Saturday of Tin Oo, who helped found the National League for Democracy with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Suu Kyi, comes shortly before a U.N. envoy visits the country. Suu Kyi remains under house arrest.
“U Tin Oo”was released at 8:20pm from the prison.

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