» 07/09/2012, 00.00
Aung San Suu Kyi’s first address to parliament, after 25 years fighting for democracy
The Burmese leader promises to do her best for the country. Debut address in aftermath of arrests of dozens of students marking 50th anniversary of the Yangon University massacre. To support Aung San Suu Kyi in parliament 37 members of the National League for Democracy elected in April.
Burmese military junta arrests another leader connected to Aung San Suu Kyi
An activist denounces the attempt to "destroy all those who are politically active" before the elections in 2010. Thousands of arrests ordered by the dictatorship against political opponents.
Aung San Suu Kyi released at end of her sentence in November, Myanmar minister says
Home Affairs Minister Maung Oo announces opposition leader’s release. This will bar her from taking part in the election called by the military junta. Ms Suu Kyi will purge her entire sentence. An opposition leader says the announcement is “nothing new or extraordinary.”
Junta arrests more than 20 anti-constitution activists
The group was marching towards Sittwe, and were wearing t-shirts with the slogan “no”, in protest at the military’s new Constitution. National League for Democracy leaders among demonstrators.
Aung San Suu Kyi meets with members of her party
It’s the first time in three years. The ”First Lady” also met with the junta remember delegated to “relations”. The UN envoy left yesterday and issued a message from the democratic leader saying she is “ready” to cooperate with the government for the good of the nation.
23/06/2010 INDIA - MYANMAR
Elections in Burma: the roadmap of the junta to avoid defeat of 1990
The military dictatorship issues a fictitious Constitution and bans the main opposition movements, to ensure victory. U.S. State Department: the vote does not have "international legitimacy". In 1990, 235 parties in contention, only 42 today. Minister in exile, "the government is the only competitor in the race," but "not all generals win all battles."
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