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Gender-based violence in Myanmar – rabble.ca


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Gender-based violence in Myanmar
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Featured speakers/guests: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, opposition leader and National League For Democracy Chairperson;Daw Myat Myat Ohn Khin, Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement; Ma Aye Aye Maw, Economics and English teache; …

Posted on 20 April 2015 | 6:55 am

Icons bid for power: Aung Suu Kyi and Hillary Clinton are facing a huge task – The Independent


The Independent

Icons bid for power: Aung Suu Kyi and Hillary Clinton are facing a huge task
The Independent
For Hillary Clinton and Aung San Suu Kyi, the political was about as personal as it can get. When Ms Clinton became Secretary of State in 2009, she chose to break with precedent and visit Asia before anywhere else: as she writes in her memoir Hard

Posted on 17 April 2015 | 4:23 pm

Myanmar Is More than Aung San Suu Kyi – Huffington Post


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Myanmar Is More than Aung San Suu Kyi
Huffington Post
Here in the nascent democracy of Myanmar, it is hard not to think of that film when considering the latest chapter in the political career of Aung San Suu Kyi. The daughter of this nation's slain founding father, Suu Kyi was awarded the 1991 Nobel
Burma needs to show more trust than doubtAsian Tribune

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Posted on 13 April 2015 | 4:23 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi holds rare talks with Burma’s military leadership – The Guardian


The Guardian

Aung San Suu Kyi holds rare talks with Burma's military leadership
The Guardian
Nobel laureate and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was scathing about what she called Thein Sein's “hardline regime” in an interview with Reuters this month. She said that boycotting the election expected in November was an option if a constitution …
Myanmar leaders in rare talks with Aung San Suu KyiBBC News
Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Myanmar political, military leadersChristian Science Monitor
Aung San Suu Kyi meets with political leadersMacleans.ca
Voice of America -Asian Correspondent
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Posted on 10 April 2015 | 11:15 pm

Six Parties Hold Talks to Consider Constitutional Reform in Myanmar – Radio Free Asia


Six Parties Hold Talks to Consider Constitutional Reform in Myanmar
Radio Free Asia
The six participants—President Thein Sein, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, speaker of the lower house of parliament Shwe Man, speaker of the upper house Khin Aung Myint, military commander-in-chief Senior General Ming Aung Hlaing, and ethnic …

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Posted on 10 April 2015 | 8:48 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi Welcomes Myanmar Reform Talks – Voice of America


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Aung San Suu Kyi Welcomes Myanmar Reform Talks
Voice of America
NAYPYIDAW—. Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says six-party political talks on Friday will be a good start, but warns the country needs real reform. Speaking to reporters in the capital Naypyidaw Thursday, the Nobel Laureate said an election …
Aung San Suu Kyi to meet Myanmar's leader in rare talks hoping to address ABC Online
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Refuses to Rule Out Election BoycottNDTV
Myanmar holds rare talks as Suu Kyi pushes for charter changeYahoo News
The Straits Times -U-T San Diego -NewsOK.com
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Posted on 9 April 2015 | 9:49 pm

Why Burma still needs Aung San Suu Kyi – The Guardian


The Guardian

Why Burma still needs Aung San Suu Kyi
The Guardian
It sometimes includes taxis bearing tourists who come to look at the house where Aung San Suu Kyi lives. All they can see is a big steel gate. Disappointed, they take a quick photo, then dodge back into the traffic jam. When she was first locked up
Aung San Suu Kyi fears Myanmar's election may be postponedSydney Morning Herald
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi 'won't rule out' boycotting historic voteDeutsche Welle
Aung San Suu Kyi says National League for Democracy boycott of Myanmar Radio Australia

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Posted on 6 April 2015 | 6:00 am

Aung San Suu Kyi misses Myanmar army parade on health grounds – The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Aung San Suu Kyi misses Myanmar army parade on health grounds
The Straits Times
Myanmar military soldiers march during the 70th Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on March 27, 2015. Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi Friday snubbed a grand annual parade showcasing military strength for the first time in three …
Suu Kyi skips Myanmar army parade citing health issuesMalay Mail Online
Suu Kyi Ducks Myanmar Army Parade on Health GroundsThe New Indian Express

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 6:50 am

Myanmar to invite Western election observers for the first time in 65 years – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald

Myanmar to invite Western election observers for the first time in 65 years
Sydney Morning Herald
Yangon: A senior member of Myanmar's government has said members of the US-based Carter Center and the European Union will be invited to monitor a general election later this year, the first time in at least 65 years that the country will call in
Myanmar students seize political freedom on campus and in streetsDaily Mail
Myanmar to invite Western observers for general electionThe Rakyat Post

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Posted on 24 March 2015 | 6:44 am

Aung San Suu Kyi has gone silent on a major human-rights crisis in Myanmar – Quartz


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Aung San Suu Kyi has gone silent on a major human-rights crisis in Myanmar
Quartz
In many ways, Aung San Suu Kyi—recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize in 1991—is the consummate freedom fighter. As the uncontested and near-universally beloved leader of the Burmese democratic opposition, she endured 15 years of house arrest for her …

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Posted on 17 February 2015 | 8:31 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi – Yahoo News Search Results

Myanmar high-level meeting political talks consider reforms

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi held talks with Myanmar's top political and military leaders in what a government spokesman described as a "successful meeting," but there

Posted on 11 April 2015 | 5:01 am

Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Myanmar political, military leaders

The opposition leader sat down with government leaders and members of the military to discuss reforms prior to an election later this year.

Posted on 10 April 2015 | 5:20 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi holds rare talks with Burma's military leadership

Officials say talks focused on the peace process with the country’s ethnic minority rebels, elections due in November and a constitutional amendment Aung San Suu Kyi has held rare talks with Burma’s military leaders and its president Thein Sein, raising hopes of a possible ceasefire in the country’s conflict with ethnic minority rebels. Thein Sein’s government has launched a series of political …

Posted on 10 April 2015 | 1:29 pm

Myanmar's government, military leaders hold rare talks with Suu Kyi

By Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi held rare talks with President Thein Sein and military leaders on Friday to discuss a general election, a controversial constitution and a ceasefire with ethnic minority rebels, a participant said. Thein Sein's government has launched a series of political and economic reforms since taking power in 2011, after nearly …

Posted on 10 April 2015 | 1:07 pm

Suu Kyi's political skills tested in pre-election showdown

By Andrew R.C. Marshall and Simon Webb NAYPYITAW (Reuters) – With an historic general election just seven months away, Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is locked in a high-stakes showdown with a military-backed government she says isn't interested in reform. Some of her supporters within Myanmar's pro-democracy movement have begun to question whether the country's …

Posted on 10 April 2015 | 10:20 am

Aung San Suu Kyi Welcomes Myanmar Reform Talks

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says six-party political talks on Friday will be a good start, but warns the country needs real reform. Speaking to reporters in the capital Naypyidaw Thursday, the Nobel Laureate said an election boycott is still an option, but not likely. "So it is good that the president now accepts the parliament's proposal for the talk, but the more important thing …

Posted on 9 April 2015 | 9:57 pm

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Refuses to Rule Out Election Boycott

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi Thursday refused to rule out a boycott of looming elections as she cast doubt over the likelihood of key changes to a charter that bans her from running for …

Posted on 9 April 2015 | 3:16 pm

Myanmar's Suu Kyi refuses to rule out election boycott

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi Thursday refused to rule out a boycott of looming elections as she cast doubt over the likelihood of key changes to a charter that bans her from running for president. Her country is bracing for elections later this year seen as a vital test of democratic reforms in a nation that was until recently straitjacketed by decades of junta rule. Suu Kyi's …

Posted on 9 April 2015 | 2:42 pm

Suu Kyi says high-level political talks will be meaningful if they lead to free and fair polls

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says high-level political talks to be held Friday will be meaningful only if they lead to polls set for later this year being free and fair.

Posted on 9 April 2015 | 2:27 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi plays down role as Myanmar’s conscience

Opposition leader maintains her unwillingness to condemn the country’s human-rights abuses against Muslims

Posted on 3 April 2015 | 7:13 pm