13 Dec '11, 3am

Suu Kyi's Myanmar opposition wins legal recognition

Suu Kyi's Myanmar opposition wins legal recognition

YANGON: Myanmar authorities on Tuesday gave the green light to Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition to rejoin mainstream politics, setting the scene for the Nobel laureate to run for a seat in the new parliament. The announcement in state media follows a series of reformist moves by a new military-backed government dominated by former generals, who are now reaching out to political opponents and the West. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) was stripped of its status as a legal political party by the junta last year after it chose to boycott a rare election, saying the rules were unfair. A brief announcement in the official New Light of Myanmar newspaper on Tuesday said that the country's election commission had approved the NLD's application to re-register as a political party. The country formerly known as Burma has surprised even its critics over the past year, relea...

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