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Burma's new political prisoners

22 October 2013 Last updated at 23:56 BST

Burmese President Thein Sein has promised to release all political prisoners by the end of the year, but many observers believe this is an unrealistic goal.

Jonah Fisher reports from the rural Burmese town of Nattalin, where activists are being put on trial after advising a group of farmers who are being evicted from their land by the police and army.

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