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  1. Students in Myanmar seize chance to assert political freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | South China Morning Post

    ... uprisings, including a mass 1988 demonstration that ended in a bloody military assault and saw the rise of Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition. The months of student rallies have rattled the current government, fearful that the demonstrations could spiral ...

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  2. Suu Kyi ducks Myanmar army paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The China Post

    Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi Friday snubbed a grand annual parade showcasing military strength for the first time in three years, as the country's army chief warned against "any disturbances to stability" in upcoming elections. The veteran democracy campaigner, who has suffered a bout of minor ill health in recent days, was conspicuously absent from the Armed Forces Day ceremony.

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  3. Myanmar press freedom: Unprecedented but still subject to pressuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    ... basis. In the fall, Myanmar will hold national elections in which longtime dissident and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy will participate - the first chance at a free and fair vote in more than 20 years. Whether the ...

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  4. Myanmar army commander pledges successful electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star-Telegram.com

    ... parliamentary seats and other special political powers. And the most popular politician, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, is barred from running for presidency because her late husband and sons are foreign citizens. Meanwhile, the government has ...

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  5. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi Friday snubbed a grand annual parade showcasing military strength for the first time in three years, as the country's army chief warned against "any disturbances to stability" in approaching elections. Myanmar Navy Seals descend from a helicopter during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of Armed Forces Day in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw on March 27, 2015 The veteran democracy campaigner, who has been ill in recent days, was conspicuously absent from the Armed Forces Day ceremony.

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  6. Burma Army Commander Pledges Successful ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Time

    ... parliamentary seats and other special political powers. And the most popular politician, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, is barred from running for presidency because her late husband and sons are foreign citizens. Meanwhile, the government has ...

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  7. Ai Weiwei, Joan Baez to receive top human rights awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Star Online

    ... teen activist Malala Yousafzai, South Africa's former leader Nelson Mandela and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The award will be presented to the joint winners at a ceremony in Berlin on May 21. While Baez, 74, should be able to make ...

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  8. Court hearing underway for Myanmar's student activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The China Post

    ... in the nation's turbulent history, leading mass protests in 1988 which saw the rise of democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi and her party but which were brutally quashed by the military.

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  9. Angry scenes as students in Myanmar attend court over clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | South China Morning Post

    ... in the nation's turbulent history, leading mass protests in 1988 which saw the rise of democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi and her party but which were brutally quashed by the military. The protest crackdown in Letpadan came just days after police ...

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  10. Myanmar protesters defiant at court hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Star Online

    ... in the nation's turbulent history, leading mass protests in 1988 which saw the rise of democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi and her party but which were brutally quashed by the military. The crackdown in Letpadan came just days after police broke ...

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  11. 15 Ways to Empower Others in 15 MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | TIME.com

    ... things they already want to do . Sounds crazy, right? Strong female leaders such as Michelle Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi are able to mobilize entire communities and countries, with just words and actions, and they do it with intellect and style. Here ...

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  12. Myanmar student activists to appear in court: relativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Peninsula

    ... in the former military-run nation's turbulent history, leading mass protests in 1988 that saw the rise of Aung San Suu Kyi and her party but which were brutally quashed by the military. The March 10 crackdown on the protest in Letpadan came just ...

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  13. Myanmar student activists appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Yahoo!

    ... in the nation's turbulent history, leading mass protests in 1988 which saw the rise of democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi and her party but which were brutally quashed by the military. The protest crackdown in Letpadan came just days after police ...

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  14. Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and singer Joan Baez get Amnesty's top rights awardRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Reuters

    ... teenager Malala Yousafzai, South African former leader Nelson Mandela and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. "Through his work Ai Weiwei reminds us that the right of every individual to express their self must be protected, not just for ...

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  15. Myanmar to Invite Western Observers for General ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Voice of America

    ... observers from Southeast Asian nations were invited to the 2012 by-elections, which brought democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi to parliament. Before 2010, the last general election in Myanmar, then Burma, was held in 1990, but the military did not ...

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  16. Ai Weiwei, Joan Baez win top Amnesty International awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Deutsche Welle

    ... teenager Malala Yousafzai, the late South African leader Nelson Mandela and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Canada is set to extend and expand its military mission against "Islamic State" fighters, possibly to include airstrikes in ...

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  17. Myanmar set for 8.3% growth spurt: ADBRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Peninsula

    ... elections, expected in November, that could sweep away the current quasi-civilian government in favour of Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition. "We hope that the reform momentum does not slow down too much in the lead-up to those elections," said the ADB's ...

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  18. Chinese artist and US singer win Amnesty's top rights awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ABC News

    ... teenager Malala Yousafzai, South African former leader Nelson Mandela and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. "Through his work Ai Weiwei reminds us that the right of every individual to express their self must be protected, not just for ...

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  19. Amnesty honours Ai and BaezRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Iol.co.za

    ... Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, South African icon Nelson Mandela and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. "Through his work Ai Weiwei reminds us that the right of every individual to express their self must be protected, not just for ...

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  20. Myanmar invites US, EU to observe electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Bangkok Post

    ... observers from Southeast Asian nations were invited to the 2012 by-elections, which brought democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi to parliament. Before 2010, the last general election in Myanmar, then Burma, was held in 1990, but the military did not ...

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