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  1. Has the United States Forgotten Suu Kyi?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry meets National League for Democracy chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi at her lakeside villa in Rangoon on Sunday evening.

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  2. Five Million People Have Had Enough of Myanmar's Current ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Global Voices Online

    ... This prohibition affects prominent public figures like global democracy icon and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. (With Article 59(f) in place, Suu Kyi cannot run for president in next year's election, because of her British husband.) Many in ...

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  3. Presidents and Punch LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Wall Street Journal

    ... of dealing with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, playing piano with Bono and meeting Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi as "656 pages of shameless name-dropping." Mr. Stewart's take on "The Daily Show" was even more blunt: "I think I speak for ...

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  4. Ethnic Leaders Want Suu Kyi to Observe Signing of National CeasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Leaders from ethnic armed groups met with Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her house in Rangoon on Monday to discuss the ongoing peace process.

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  5. On Obama's Foreign Policy Report Card, Burma Gets a PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... Burma is moving in," he said in Naypyidaw. Kerry met Burma's President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the latter of whom remains constitutionally barred from running for president as the country heads into next year's pivotal ...

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  6. The Myanmar Times: Constitutional amendment process nears completionRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Burmanet

    ... on July 22, the committee has already discussed proposed revisions to section 340, which would bar Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from the presidency in the event of her party's victory next year. Committee secretary U Aye Mauk told the media agreement had ...

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  7. Media suppression imperils Myanmar reformRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Asia Times

    ... that carry potential prison terms for publishing an activist group statement that said opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi had formed an interim government. They were initially charged with violating the more severe 1950 Emergency Act This, along ...

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  8. Blown to bitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Bangkok Post

    ... facility. She agreed to take responsibility for the injured people and all the damage. Below: A man in an Aung San Suu Kyi T-shirt picks through the debris of houses torn down next to the factory. A resident looks at what is left of the boiler after ...

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  9. A worker and her son walk past graffiti in Yangon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... and social justice. Some cronies have reportedly approached the inner circle of democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. While some might cringe at this, it should be welcome news if their intention is to help empower poor people through her ...

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  10. As reforms slow, Burmese call for more changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | USA Today

    ... reforms it doesn't like. The National League for Democracy (NLD), headed by the Nobel Peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, says 5 million of Burma's 60 million citizens have signed a petition delivered to Parliament this week that calls for changing ...

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  11. Bi Mon Te Nay Journalists Denied BailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... an article on July 7 with a statement by a political activist group that falsely claimed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and ethnic political forces had been elected to serve as the country's temporary new leaders. "They have not committed a ...

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  12. Corrupt "land grabs" imperil democracy in BurmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | AlertNet

    Petitioners shout for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to come out from her house in Yangon to help settle land disputes.

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  13. People's petition' submitted to Myanmar parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Daily Times

    ... also gives 25 per cent Parliament's seats to the military. National League for Democracy (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi has described the campaign as "a breakthrough for democracy in Myanmar". The signature campaign, organised by NLD and the Peace ...

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  14. Parliament Should Consider 5Millions in Favor of Constitutional Reform: 88 Generation LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... the USDP and military MPs would make significant changes to the charter. In recent months, NLD chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi and the 88 Generation activists addressed public rallies and collected 4,953,093 signatures from 301 townships across the ...

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  15. Democratic Voice of Burma: NLD presents petition to parliament calling to amend 436Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Burmanet

    ... people, and that could have significance when it comes to constitutional reform." In late June, NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi reiterated how the Constitution, as it currently stands, allows the military an inordinate amount of power. "If we don't ...

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  16. Myanmar opposition sends petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Bangkok Post

    ... for the opposition National League for Democracy. The signature campaign organized by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD party and the Peace and Open Society headed by student leaders of the 1988 uprising, calls for changes to Article 436, ...

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  17. Suu Kyi's party urges charter changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Bangkok Post

    Myanmar's opposition party lead by Aung San Suu Kyi has jointly submitted to parliament the results of a recent nationwide signature campaign calling for the amendment of the "amendment procedure" of the Constitution, the party said Wednesday.

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  18. Radio Free Asia: Myanmar political parties concerned by government cease-fire pushRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Burmanet

    ... it included all 66 political parties [in attendance], which was incorrect." Nyan Win, spokesperson for Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) party told RFA that the government-affiliated Myanmar Peace Center (MPC) was not ...

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  19. Agence France Presse: Suu Kyi charter change stands chanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Burmanet

    Myanmar's parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition calling for an end to the army's veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled nation, the house speaker said Monday.

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  20. Kerry aims to calm South China Sea tensionsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | KTMF

    ... President Thein Sein later Saturday and then again with opposition leader and Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday. Last week, more than 70 U.S. lawmakers warned of worsening conditions in Myanmar, also known as Burma, including ...

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