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Aung San Suu Kyi

What Does Aung San Suu Kyi’s Historic Election Victory Mean For Burma?

What Does Aung San Suu Kyi’s Historic Election Victory Mean For Burma?

Historic barely begins to describe the events taking place in Burma. Less than two years on from a sham general election designed to entrench the rule of the military and its proxies, unprecedentedly free polling in ...

Rwanda, Unsafe to Speak Out
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Rwanda, Unsafe to Speak Out

If there’s one person in the world that Kagame fears today, it is Victoire Ingabire - the Rwandan Aung San Suu Kyi ...

BBC: Burmese Government Halts Controversial Dam Project

BBC: Burmese Government Halts Controversial Dam Project

In a rare concession, the Burmese government has suspended a long planned and highly controversial hydroelectric dam project in the face of growing public opposition. ...

The Chinese Government is Not in Control of the Script

The Chinese Government is Not in Control of the Script

Xi Jinping is still some two years away from taking over as President of China- but already he is playing up his xenophobic, colonialist credentials by publicly threatening to “smash” separatism in Tibet. ...

Vital Voices: Interview with Aung San Suu Kyi
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Vital Voices: Interview with Aung San Suu Kyi

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi speaks with Vital Voices President and CEO Alyse Nelson. ...

Burma: Prisoner Amnesty Fail

Burma: Prisoner Amnesty Fail

Last week's prisoner amnesty in Burma was the latest in a series of superficial changes that have done nothing to move the country away from authoritarian military rule. Branded a ‘sick joke’ by Human Ri ...