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Suu Kyi Recounts NLD History in BBC Lecture

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi explores the recent history of her National League for Democracy and the what drives people to dissent in a BBC lecture recorded for broadcast Tuesday. The lecture is the second of two to be secretly recorded in Burma by the British broadcasters and smuggled to London for airing. […]

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Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi Travels to Temple City

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is traveling outside her home city of Rangoon for the first time since she was released from seven years of house arrest. The Nobel Peace laureate arrived by plane Monday in the ancient temple city of Bagan with several of her close colleagues for a four-day visit. She […]

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Burmese Pro-Democracy Party Asks Government to Discuss Warning

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The Burmese political movement headed by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is asking for a meeting with authorities to discuss a government order directing the organization to halt all political activities. The request came Wednesday, just hours after the Home Affairs Ministry warned the Nobel laureate in a letter that her National League for […]

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Burmese Pro-Democracy Party Asks Government to Discuss Warning

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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The Burmese political movement headed by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is asking for a meeting with authorities to discuss a government order directing the organization to halt all political activities. The request came Wednesday, just hours after the Home Affairs Ministry warned the Nobel laureate in a letter that her National League for […]

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Burma Orders Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party to Halt Political Activity

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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The Burmese political organization led by Aung San Suu Kyi says it has been ordered to halt all political activities. A spokesman for the National League for Democracy told VOA’s Burmese service Wednesday that the group is considering its response to the order, which came in a letter from the government. The NLD was forced […]

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Burma Orders Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party to Halt Political Activity

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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Burma’s state media say democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi and her allies have been ordered to halt all political activities. The official New Light of Myanmar newspaper said Wednesday the order was issued in a letter to Aung San Suu Kyi’s political movement, the National League for Democracy. The NLD was forced to dissolve […]

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Burma Orders Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party to Halt Political Activity

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Burma’s state media say democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi and her allies have been ordered to halt all political activities. The official New Light of Myanmar newspaper said Wednesday the order was issued in a letter to Aung San Suu Kyi’s political movement, the National League for Democracy. The NLD was forced to dissolve […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi Cites ‘Arab Spring’ as Inspiration for Burmese

Posted June 28th, 2011 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi has compared the Arab Spring protests to developments in her own country in a lecture aired on the British network Tuesday. The BBC says the speech was the first of two lectures that were secretly filmed in Burma and smuggled to Britain, where they were played before a […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi Cites “Arab Spring” as Inspiration for Burmese

Posted June 28th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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The British Broadcasting Corporation says Burmese democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi will compare the Arab Spring protests to developments in her own country in lectures to be aired on the British network beginning Tuesday. The BBC says the two lectures were secretly filmed in Burma and smuggled to Britain, where they were played before […]

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