Supporters of the National League for Democracy cheer holding a portrait of Aung San Suu Kyias they watch a screen in Rangoon. Photograph: Reuters Esmer Golluoglu in Rangoon guardian.co.uk, Sunday 1 April 2012 13.20 BST Article history Aung San Suu Kyi supporters claim victory in Burma byelection Burmese Nobel laureate and pro-democracy linchpin said to have won 65% [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi supporters claim victory in Burma byelection Burmese Nobel laureate and pro-democracy linchpin said to have won 65% of preferences counted so far after landmark vote
Aung San Suu Kyi’s broadcast is censored in Burma poll runup Opposition leader says her party is banned from criticising previous government during TV and radio promotions
Aung San Suu Kyi has complained that her party has been censored while promoting its policies. Photograph: Khin Maung Win/AP Burma‘s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said that government censors are not allowing her party to criticise the previous military-run governments when it promotes its policies on state-run radio and television before next month’s elections. [...]
Suu Kyi to run for Myanmar parliament Myanmar democratic opposition leader confirms she will stand for parliament in April by-elections.
Aung San Suu Kyi‘s National League for Democracy (NLD) boycotted last year’s election [Reuters] Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has confirmed she will run for a parliamentary seat in April by-elections. Nyan Win, a spokesman for Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy Party (NLD), said on Tuesday that the Nobel Peace Prize winner [...]
Kotamobagu, Indonesia: A police officer holds up a shattered shield against a protester who is attacking him with a sword during a protest by market stall owners see more photos at http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/gallery/2012/jan/08/24-hours-in-pictures#/?picture=384136293&index=13 Rangoon, Burma: People try to catch money thrown by wellwishers during the Pagoda festival St Petersburg, Russia: Men dressed as [...]
Myanmar sets April date for by-elections Government says voting to be held on April 1, with Aung San Suu Kyi’s party set to run for first time in 20 years.
Myanmar‘s parliament is dominated by the military, through reserved seats and pro-military parties [GALLO/GETTY] Myanmar has set April 1 as the date for parliamentary by-elections, which will see pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi‘s party return to mainstream politics for the first time in two decades. Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has said [...]
Aung San Suu Kyi opens a library in Bago, north of Rangoon. Photograph: Str/EPA Thousands of well-wishers lined roadsides in Burma to welcome the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as she tested the limits of her freedom on Sunday by taking her first political trip into the countryside since being released from house arrest. The military-dominated [...]
Aung San Suu Kyi celebrates a happier birthday in freedom First time in nine years that Aung San Suu Kyi is able to mark birthday freely with friends, family and supporters Share1446 Associated Press guardian.co.uk, Sunday 19 June 2011 13.04 BST Article history Aung San Suu Kyi with her son Kim Aris. Photograph: Nyein [...]