Burma in Transition (24 images)

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In November 2010, the Burmese people voted in the first general election in more than a generation. The international community, including the United Nations, expressed 'grave concern' over the nature of these elections. Western governments and election monitoring groups generally concluded that the elections were a charade.

Just days later, the junta of generals controlling Burma signed release papers for pro-democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi. Suu Kyi had spent 15 of the...
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