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|The government must create conditions that give all stakeholders the opportunity to participate freely in elections. This includes the release of all political prisoners — including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi — and respect for fundamental freedoms. |
—UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
|By KO HTWE and KYAW THEIN KHA|
|Leaders of Burma's independence struggle send a letter to the head of the country's ruling junta on Armed Forces Day to demand changes to new election laws.|
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|The NLD vice-chairman and former army chief urges the army to stay out of politics, as Burma's junta leader tells troops that the army should “serve in national politics whenever the need arises.”|
|By MARWAAN MACAN-MARKAR|
|Is pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi condemning the opposition party that she heads in military-ruled Burma to political irrelevance or, worse still, a burial ahead of forthcoming elections?|
|By LALIT K JHA|
|The US armed forces is ready to re-engage in a military dialogue with Burma's ruling junta if Washington changes its policy toward the country, says a top US military official.|
|By AUNG ZAW|
|Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi gives junta leader Than Shwe a smart sidekick in response to his election plans.|
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