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, January 4, 2014

A woman holding her daughter cries after being released from Insein prison in Yangon, Myanmar, on January 3. Myanmar's President Thein Sein announced a general amnesty for prisoners, state media MRTV reported, reducing death sentences to life imprisonment, all sentences over 40 years to 40 years, and cutting one-fourth of any prison sentence under 40 years, ahead of the country's independence day on Saturday.  Reuters/Soe Zeya Tun




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