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With Myanmar Elections on Horizon, Protest Leader Still Skeptical

In August 2007, students and opposition activists took to the streets of Myanmar, also known as Burma, to protest rising fuel and food prices. In the weeks that followed, thousands of monks joined the massive grassroots uprising that became known as the Saffron Revolution. While the country's political opening has since been hailed for loosening the military's tight grip on power, some critics, including U Gambira, one of the monks who became a public face of the movement, says...

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