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For decades the mere sight of an image or photograph of Aung San Suu Kyi would be enough to strike a combination of hope and fear into the heart of anyone. It would also have been enough to be jailed under the previous hardline rule of Senior General Than Shwe. Whilst now t-shirts, flags and posters of the Lady are openly traded on the streets of Rangoon only time will tell if the democratic process underway is more than as superficial as ink on cotton
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BURMA'S SHIFTING SANDS: WHAT LIES BENEATH
For decades the mere sight of an image or photograph of Aung San Suu Kyi would be enough to strike a combination of hope and fear into the heart of anyone. It would also have been enough to be jailed under the previous hardline rule of Senior General Than Shwe. Whilst now t-shirts, flags and posters of the Lady are openly traded on the streets of Rangoon only time will tell if the democratic process underway is more than as superficial as ink on cotton