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  1. Political Prisoners Are Like Plaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Tin Oo, patron of the National League for Democracy, has a plaster cast of his arm made by the artist Htein Lin.

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

    Wednesday | 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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  3. Network Rejects Burma's Imminent National Education BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... and raised concerns about education serving the political system. Thein Lwin, spokesman of the National League for Democracy's education network, said that since Basic Education schools would remain under the direct management of the Ministry of ...

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

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Global Voices Online

    ... petition calling for constitutional amendments in Myanmar. The country's opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), and an activist network called 88 Generation Peace and Open Society submitted the petition to parliament late last ...

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

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... with the government to sign a national ceasefire accord. Nyan Win, a spokesman for Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party, also declined to comment. This is the second time ethnic leaders have met with the NLD chairwoman. Ethnic leaders ...

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

    Monday Aug 18 | Burmanet

    ... comes up before Pyidaungsu Hluttaw," said a member of the committee. Between May and July, the National League for Democracy and the 88 Generation Students campaigned around the country to gather signatures on a petition demanding the change. On ...

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  7. Democratic Voice of Burma: Kachin villagers get apology from Burma Army commanderRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Burmanet

    ... in the area under the supervision of the unit's commanding officers. Dashe La Hseng, a National League for Democracy party member in Hpakant Township, said that Lt-Col Win Ko Chein, commander of the Army's 66th Light Infantry Division - which ...

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

    Saturday Aug 16 | USA Today

    ... to give up one of its cherished powers: the right to veto any 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 ...

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  9. Security a Concern as Jade Mining Set to Resume in HpakantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... companies are setting up their equipment there. We want to resume work peacefully." Hla San, a National League for Democracy member based in Hpakant town, said that since there was no ceasefire agreement between the government and the Kachin ...

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  10. The Price of PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... compromise between the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) and ethnically based political parties. The USDP, which has dominated Myanmar's political landscape through military ...

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

    Thursday Aug 14 | Daily Times

    ... sent to parliament Wednesday," said a statement from Nyan Win, spokesman for the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD). It was accompanied by a statement urging MPs to act in accord with the ideals of Parliament, remarks made by Lower House ...

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

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... Ko Gyi jointly signed a letter informing Parliament about the petition on Wednesday. (Photo: National League for Democracy/Facebook) The National League for Democracy (NLD) and the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society on Wednesday presented Union ...

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  13. NLD Disavows Political Parties' Ceasefire StatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... insisted the party supports the general principle of the document released on Monday. "The National League for Democracy, ethnic parties and other parties were not involved in the statement released on August 11, 2014, by political parties that ...

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  14. Democratic Voice of Burma: NLD rejects 'joint statement' released by UPWCRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Burmanet

    The opposition National League for Democracy party on Wednesday rejected an earlier statement made by the government-run Union Peace-making Work Committee about pushing forward with the peace process and signing a nationwide ceasefire agreement as soon as possible.

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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

    The National League for Democracy and 88 Generation Peace and Open Society on Tuesday handed over a petition to parliament with nearly five million signatures calling for an amendment to Article 436 of the Burmese Constitution.

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  16. The Irrawaddy: 200 Kachin civilians flee fighting near HpakantRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Burmanet

    ... erupted after government forces entered a rebel-controlled ruby mining area. Hla San, a National League for Democracy (NLD) member based in Hpakant town, said he visited the civilians who fled Sai Para village and were provided refuge in two ...

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  17. Floods Recede, Thousands Return Home in Pegu Division, Mon StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... had provided residents with food and health services. Mar Mar Khaing, chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Thaton Township, said, however, that the problems for the displaced residents were not over as their homes and belongings had ...

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

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Bangkok Post

    ... sent to parliament Wednesday," said a statement from Nyan Win, spokesman 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 ...

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  19. Myanmar Opposition Pushes Parliament For Further Action On Constitution AmendmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Myanmar's main opposition National League for Democracy , in collaboration with the 88- Generation Students Peace and Open Society, has formally presented to the parliament for further action with regard to the results of its cross-country signature campaign in support of altering the constitution, Xinhua news agency reported.

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

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Bangkok Post

    ... the amendment of the "amendment procedure" of the Constitution, the party said Wednesday. The National League for Democracy organized the signature campaign jointly with the country's top activist group, the 88 generation peace and open society, ...

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