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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hopes victory is dawn of new era

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hopes victory is dawn of new era

By Mon, Apr 02, 2012 5:21PM UTC 4 Comments Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hopes victory is dawn of new era

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Aung San Suu Kyi claimed victory Monday in Myanmar’s historic by-election, saying she hoped it would mark the beginning of a new era for the long-repressed country. Suu Kyi spoke to thousands of cheering supporters who gathered outside her opposition party headquarters a day after her party declared she had won...

Burma: Suu Kyi’s party wins landslide in by-election – What will be the next?

By Mon, Apr 02, 2012 2:21AM UTC Comments Off Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi waves to supporters from her vehicle during her election campaign in Aung Pan in Aung Pan township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar, in early March 2012. Pic: AP

At last, Burma’s Nobel laureate and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has made a landslide victory in the Sunday by-election. Even though some members of the archrival party tried to rig the vote, they could not cheat as the voters were so active and alert. The National League for Democracy’s (NLD) victory would make...

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