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Myanmar Opposition Recruiting Allies Ahead of Poll

The main opposition National League for Democracy in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is reaching out to other activists to bolster its position ahead of elections later this year. The party, led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, has invited former student leaders and veteran politicians to join the NLD as candidates in November. A leading member of 1988 student protests, Ko Ko Gyi, told VOA Burmese he has decided to join the NLD, and fellow activists also are considering a similar...

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