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Constitutional Changes Are for Myanmar's Own Good

Nehginpao Kipgen | Posted 10.02.2013 | World
Nehginpao Kipgen

As long as Myanmar has a constitution that is directly or indirectly controlled by the military, or by any elite pact, the country will remain in the category of a "defective" or "incomplete" democracy.

The Lady and the Peacock: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Politics of Burma

Stephenie Foster | Posted 06.17.2012 | Books
Stephenie Foster

Peter Popham, the author of The Lady and the Peacock, a spellbinding biography of Aung San Suu Kyi, has great timing.

Movie Review: The Lady

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.12.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Thanks to a marvelously full-bodied performance by Michelle Yeoh and a complementary one by David Thewlis, The Lady overcomes its own obstacles -- principally ones of pacing -- to present a moving portrait of courage, resilience and conviction.

Burma: Suu Kyi Backs U.S. Move To Open Talks With Junta

Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Andrew Buncombe I Independent The US is set to engage directly with Burma's military rulers in an effort to push for democratic reforms while main...

Burma's Suu Kyi Says Conviction 'Totally Unfair'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called the verdict returning her to house arrest "totally unfair," but remains chee...

China: Burma's Sovereignty Should Be Respected

Reuters | Aung Hla Tun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON (Reuters) - China said on Wednesday the world should respect Myanmar's judicial sovereignty after the junta sent Aung San Suu Kyi back into det...

Obama, Burmese Monks Call For Release Of Aung San Suu Kyi

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hanna Ingber Win

Burmese monks talk to HuffPost about Suu Kyi's arrest, repression in Burma and the state of the democracy movement about a year and a half after the Saffron Revolution.