Tuesday, April 03, 2012

News at Eleven (Back Page): While the NLD win represents

only a small fraction of the Burmese parliament's 664 seats, 80 percent of which are already controlled by the military-backed ruling party and the armed forces itself, the party counted a number of symbolic victories.

Aung San Suu Kyi won her first seat in parliament after spending the majority of two decades under house arrest before her release in 2010.

from Radio Free Asia: NLD Sweeps Parliamentary By-Elections


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