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The Faces of Burma 2005
The Irrawaddy ^
Posted on 12/17/2005 7:05:05 AM PST by LwinAungSoe
Aung San Suu Kyi [Opposition Leader]
Since her detention in 2003 after her convoy was attacked by thugs backed by the junta, pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been silent (read: silenced) and cut off from all communication with the outside world.
Than Shwe [Burma's Junta Supremo]
Burmafs most powerful general has ruled the country since 1992 and currently holds the governmentfs two highest posts—chairman of the State Peace and Development Council and commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
88-Generation Students Group [Burmese Student Leaders]
Charm Tong [Exiled Activist]
Burmese Radio Service from Abroad [Media]
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KEYWORDS: 2005review; aungsansuukyi; burma; dissidents; myanmar
The faces of Burma 2005 are those who make headlines in Burma and abroad this year.
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