Suu Kyi Celebrity Status Hits Reform Efforts

Myanmar’s ‘lady’ may be the world’s leading democracy icon but she is still a minority opposition leader

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  • Suu Kyi celebrity status hits reform efforts
    The strange dynamics of Myanmar’s rapid process of democratisation enter a new phase this week, when opposition leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi visits Europe in a five-country tour. As demonstrated by her hero’s reception from a normally ...
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