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Opposition Rally Attacked in Myanmar Ahead of Crucial Election

A U.N. human rights investigator called Thursday for free elections in Myanmar, even as an opposition rally there was attacked, leaving a local lawmaker wounded. Officials say several men armed with machetes or knives attacked the rally being held in Yangon late Thursday by the National League for Democracy, or NLD. Naing Ngan Lynn, a local lawmaker running for a seat in the regional assembly, was hospitalized and two other men were injured in the attack. Officials say at least two of...

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