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Rights & Wrongs: Burma, Niger, Migrant Workers and More

Monday, Nov. 3, 2008

BURMA LEADER MARKS 13 YEARS OF IMPRISONMENT -- The first lady of Burmese politics, pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, marked 13 years under house arrest on Oct. 25, as supporters around the world continued their calls for her release.

Australia's The Age called the date a prominent illustration of the "bitter tyranny" existing in Burma, noting that "the Lady's unjust imprisonment is a powerful reminder of a brief moment of freedom realized by Burma's people and the dream that remains unfulfilled." ...

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