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Burma’s Government Insists on ‘Myanmar’

Posted June 29th, 2012 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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The nominally civilian Burmese government is demanding that democracy icon and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi stop referring to the Southeast Asian nation as “Burma” – the colonial name still used by dissidents and many foreign governments. In a terse statement Friday published by state-controlled media, the Union Election Commission called on the Nobel […]