BURMA’S FIRST FREE ELECTION IN 25 YEARS – RESULTS TUESDAY

Myanmar_election_2015The first free election in Burma in 25 years has been an overwhelming success– millions have turned out to vote and it is expected Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) will win. It’s a monumental milestone for a country that was crippled by a brutal military regime. A regime that seized power after Nobel Laureate Ang San Suu Kyi won the last election in 1989 – but was never allowed to rule.

 

Results are expected to take about 36 hours, so we’ll know on Tuesday when it is made official.

 

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