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Myanmar's military rulers free 15 opposition party members who were detained last month

Myanmar's military rulers free 15 opposition party members who were detained last month

The political party of Aung San Suu Kyi says 15 of its members detained last month for marching to the opposition leader's home have been freed by Myanmar's military rulers.
The National League for Democracy members were detained on May 27 after they marched from the party's headquarters to Suu Kyi's home in Yangon to demand her release from house arrest.
Party spokesman Nyan Win says all 15 were released Monday night.
The group was held for two weeks inside a compound that once served as a government technical school, where hundreds of people including monks were detained after pro-democracy protests last September.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Suu Kyi has been under house arrest for 12 of the past 18 years.