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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Millions sign petition in Myanmar urging army to curtail its power

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... back Suu Kyi call for Myanmar charter change "In a democratic country the people's will is important. That is why this is important," Nyan Win, a spokesman for Suu Kyi's ... army to curtail its power Myanmar's opposition has gathered millions of signatures in support of changes to a constitution that bars its leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556657/millions-sign-petition-myanmar-urging-army-curtail-its-power
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Five million back curbing Myanmar military's role in politics

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon 5m back curbing army role in politics Myanmar's main opposition party says it has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected military members of parliament as the country, which emerged from dictatorship in 2011, moves towards an election next year. The National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Nobel laureate Aung San ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557288/five-million-back-curbing-myanmar-militarys-role-politics
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi challenges powerful army

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:29pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Mandalay Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday challenged the powerful army to help amend the constitution that is barring her from running for president next year’s general elections. The Nobel laureate said that that the army is duty-bound to safeguard the country and should not be involved in running the administration. Her comments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1514875/myanmar-democracy-icon-aung-san-suu-kyi-challenges-powerful-army
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Reunited 'God's Army' twins in search of a normal life

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:55am by AP

    ... 'God's Army' twins in search of a normal life When they were children, Johnny and Luther Htoo were bulletproof and invulnerable to land mines- or so went the story that briefly made them famous as hundreds of guerillas followed and worshipped them in the jungles of Myanmar. Today, well over a decade later, their "God's Army" is no more, and the twins' greatest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1346812/reunited-gods-army-twins-search-normal-life
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi urges Myanmar’s army to back constitutional reform

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 08:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... currently bars her from becoming president. The Nobel laureate, who has repeatedly asserted her readiness to take on the top political job, said the nation’s “tatmadaw” army was “essential” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1397480/suu-kyi-urges-myanmars-army-back-constitutional-reform
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s Win Tin, who died at 84, a warrior for freedom to the end

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:14am by AP

    ... 2015 elections. But the army retains a tight grip on the fledgling parliament, casting doubt over Suu Kyi's chances for the top job. Win Tin was freed by the former military junta from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1493413/win-tin-myanmar-journalist-and-opposition-leader-dies-85
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Freed prisoners in Myanmar now living in a jail of the mind

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... years people will forget." At the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' People's Forum in Yangon in March, which drew thousands of participants, the prisoners' association ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465826/freed-prisoners-myanmar-now-living-jail-mind
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Dozens of youths freed from Myanmar army, says UN

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 04:18pm

    ... Myanmar’s army has freed 68 children and young people from military service, the United Nations said on Wednesday, calling for a “mass release” of child soldiers in the formerly junta-run nation. The release is the biggest such move since the UN signed an agreement on the issue in June last year with Myanmar’s reformist regime and “tatmadaw” army, which for years recruited children ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1294948/dozens-youths-freed-myanmar-army-says-un
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Speaker Shwe Mann to stand in Myanmar's 2015 presidential poll

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the country and the people's interest," he told Radio Free Asia's Myanmar service during a visit to Washington on Monday, according to a report on their website. "If there were ... for Democracy party swept by-elections in 2011, causing soul-searching among the army-linked ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party of Thein Sein and Shwe Mann with general elections edging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1258736/speaker-shwe-mann-stand-myanmars-2015-presidential-poll
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Buddhist mob may have killed dozen Muslims in Myanmar: rights group

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 05:05pm by AP

    ... to have been stabbed with knives, not shot or beaten, "would clearly indicate the massacre was committed by [Buddhist] Rakhine villagers, rather than the police or army", the Arakan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1407707/buddhist-mob-may-have-killed-dozen-muslims-myanmar-rights-group

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