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  1. Reporting: PanamaAS Bus Strike Begins, Panama Has No Sympathy for DriversRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2009 | American Reporter

    ... cultures and languages, the music and sentiments brought us together as one. The concert was dedicated to Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's Democracy leader. She is the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate that has been under house arrest for 14 years and is ...

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  2. The Irrawaddy: The funeral of a lion - Aung ZawRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... better. The next day, he was not receiving visitors, telling them not to bother coming. Prayers were held, Aung San Suu Kyi visited him and a rumor emerged that he would be taken overseas for treatment. But it was too late. The passport issued to ...

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  3. The Irrawaddy: More public involvement planned for Burma Charter reform campaignRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Burmanet

    Burma's main opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the leaders of the former students' group 88 Generation Peace and Open Society met earlier this week to discuss how to garner greater public involvement in their joint campaign to amend the 2008 Constitution.

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  4. Eleven Media Group: 100,000 mourners attend funeral of Win TinRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... and enter the funeral parlour starting at 12 noon but some were still queuing by 4:45 pm. NLD Chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi, patron Tin Oo, central committee members Nyan Win, Ohn Kyaing, Win Htein, Su Su Lwin and Soe Win, were joined by high-profile ...

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  5. Democratic Voice of Burma: Local staff at Latpadaung rally for pay hikeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... a job creation programme recommended by the Latpadaung Investigation Commission headed by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The local workers, who work in a variety of manual positions for Wanbao, demonstrated on 10 and 11 April with official ...

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  6. More Public Involvement Planned for Burma Charter Reform CampaignRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Burma's main opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the leaders of the former students' group 88 Generation Peace and Open Society met earlier this week to discuss how to garner greater public involvement in their joint campaign to amend the 2008 Constitution.

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  7. Travel Minute - It Might Be Time to Visit MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | RudyMaxa

    ... house arrest. But over the last couple of years, the military has loosened its grip on things and freed Aung San Suu Kyi who subsequently won an election to a government post. Citizens can now access the Internet and the local press enjoys a bit ...

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  8. Longest-serving Myanmar political prisoner dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    YANGON, Myanmar - The longest-serving political prisoner of Myanmar, who spent nearly 19 years in jail and was a close aide of democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, died Monday at the age of 85, his friends and colleagues said.

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  9. The Funeral of a LionRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... better. The next day, he was not receiving visitors, telling them not to bother coming. Prayers were held, Aung San Suu Kyi visited him and a rumor emerged that he would be taken overseas for treatment. But it was too late. The passport issued to ...

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  10. The Myanmar Times: Constitutional change essential for democracy, says Suu KyiRead the original story

    Wednesday | Burmanet

    Myanmar's opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has warned that the country, despite a spate of reforms hailed by the international community, "is not yet a democracy".

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  11. The Irrawaddy: Tens of thousands pay tribute to Win Tin at Rangoon funeralRead the original story

    Wednesday | Burmanet

    ... blue shirt and thick glasses, with a red rose resting on his chest. The wake was attended by NLD chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi, NLD patron Tin Oo, and senior members from other political parties. US Ambassador to Burma Derek Mitchell was also among ...

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  12. Director Luc Besson Talks LUCY, a Possible Sequel, His Approach to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Collider

    ... I want to correct that. I don't only do female characters that kick ass. In fact, I did The Lady about Aung San Suu Kyi, and I've done a couple of other things. My vision of women is not just that they're kick-ass girls. They are much richer than ...

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  13. Thousands of mourners flock to funeral of Myanmar pro-democracy heroRead the original story

    Wednesday | The China Post

    ... began when General Ne Win seized power in a coup in 1962. He formed the National League for Democracy with Aung San Suu Kyi in 1988. But he was imprisoned by the military the following year for his political activities and not released until 2008. ...

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  14. Britain's Baroness Berridge seeks global coalition on religious freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Religion News Service

    ... and the Rohingya Muslims in and around Burma today. While the world has been giving justified plaudits to Aung San Suu Kyi, we've watched a population that is stateless, that is vulnerable to trafficking, that is open to extremist ideologies ...

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  15. Mourners flock to funeral of Myanmar pro-democracy heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yahoo!

    ... grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom. Activists, political figures -- including Aung San Suu Kyi -- and ordinary citizens crowded a cemetery on the outskirts of Yangon, filing past the coffin for a last glimpse of the ...

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  16. A hearse carries Win Tin's coffin to the burial site.Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... blue shirt and thick glasses, with a red rose resting on his chest. The wake was attended by NLD chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi, NLD patron Tin Oo, and senior members from other political parties. US Ambassador to Burma Derek Mitchell was also among ...

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  17. In a league of his ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Economist

    ... democracy than Win Tin, who died on April 21st at the age of 84 (or 85, as some have it). A co-founder with Aung San Suu Kyi and others of the National League for Democracy (NLD), in all he endured 19 years of imprisonment, often in solitary ...

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  18. Mourners flock to funeral of Myanmar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Suria

    ... political detainee under the former junta. The co-founder of Myanmar's opposition party along with Aung San Suu Kyi, Win Tin continued to wear a blue shirt after his release in 2008. He died in hospital in Yangon early Monday at the age of 84 after ...

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  19. Myanmar democracy veteran mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    ... under Myanmar's military rulers for his activism. Released in 2008, Win Tin was seen as a close aide to Aung San Suu Kyi but also held the power to disagree with her. Freed from Insein prison six years ago, Win Tin continued to wear his blue prison ...

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  20. BANGKOK: Myanmar opposition veteran Win Tin, 85, diesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Asia News Network

    ... wary of any accommodation with the military. Win Tin was a key partner and adviser to Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Both were co-founders of the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD). He was arrested in 1989 for his NLD activities ...

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