Cheers in Myanmar as Suu Kyi travel tests freedom

Cheers in Myanmar as Suu Kyi travel tests freedom –, August 14, 2011

Burmese opposition leader dares to take political tour – DPA/The Nation, August 14, 2011
…Editorials in The New Light of Myanmar, a government mouthpiece, warned that there might be a repeat of the incident of May 2003, in which Suu Kyi and her followers were attacked in central Myanmar by pro-military thugs while on a politcal tour of the countryside.
Suu Kyi, who was slightly injured in the attack, was arrested and placed under house detention for seven years on charges of disrupting national stability…

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Above: Witness photo of military men who attached the convoy in 2003.

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