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    Myanmar armed group releases abducted members of Suu Kyi’s party

    Agence France-Presse   . Yangon | Updated at 09:22pm on January 01, 2021

    An armed group in Myanmar’s conflict-wracked Rakhine state released on Friday three members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party, who they had kidnapped ahead...

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    Myanmar ignoring Rohingya genocide trial measures: activists

    Agence France-Presse .Yangon | Updated at 10:42am on November 24, 2020

    Human rights lawyers and activists said on Monday that Myanmar was continuing to commit genocide against Rohingya Muslims in breach of orders by the United...

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    Suu Kyi’s party wins absolute majority in polls

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:04pm on November 13, 2020

    Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party secured an absolute majority in Myanmar’s election, official results showed Friday, in a poll disputed by the military-aligned opposition...

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    Myanmar opposition rejects ‘unfair’ election, seeks new vote

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 05:13pm on November 11, 2020

    Myanmar’s military-aligned opposition party on Wednesday rejected the results of this week’s election as ‘unfair’ and called for a fresh vote — a demand immediately...

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    Muslim MP-elect vows to be rights champion in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:36pm on November 10, 2020

    After five years without a single Muslim MP, Myanmar is in need of someone to help fight for the rights of oppressed minorities, says Sithu...

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    Suu Kyi’s party confident of landslide victory

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 04:50pm on November 09, 2020

    Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling National League for Democracy said Monday it was confident of winning a landslide victory in Myanmar as official results trickled...

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    Suu Kyi forecast to win Myanmar election

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:09am on November 09, 2020

    Vote counting continued late into the night in Myanmar after an election Sunday that is expected to return to power the government of Aung San...

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    Suu Kyi expected to win as voting underway in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse. Yangon | Updated at 04:35pm on November 08, 2020

    Millions across Myanmar waited in long lines Sunday to vote in an election expected to return to power the government of Aung San Suu Kyi,...

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    Suu Kyi denies genocide, opponents up anti-Rohingya rhetoric

    Agence France-Presse . Naypyidaw | Updated at 08:38pm on November 05, 2020

    As Aung San Suu Kyi is vilified internationally for denying genocide against the Rohingya, her opponents in Sunday’s Myanmar election are ramping up the rhetoric...

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    Myanmar vote ban extinguishes hope for ethnic minorities

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon, Myanmar | Updated at 01:08pm on October 24, 2020

    For many marginalised ethnic minority groups in conflict-plagued regions of Myanmar, next month’s national elections had at least offered a glimmer of hope for empowerment....