18 Sep '11, 3am

Aung San Suu Kyi says she sees 'positive' change in Myanmar, but its people are still far from real freedom

Aung San Suu Kyi says she sees 'positive' change in Myanmar, but its people are still far from real freedom

After decades of military rule, democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi (above) says there are finally signs of political change in Myanmar, but its long-suffering people are still far from real freedom. -- PHOTO: AFP YANGON (AFP) - After decades of military rule, democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi says there are finally signs of political change in Myanmar, but its long-suffering people are still far from real freedom. In an exclusive interview, the Nobel Peace Prize winner told AFP that the new government appears genuine in its desire for democratic reform, and said an Arab-style uprising is not the answer to the country's problems. 'There have been changes, but I don't think we're all free or completely free yet. There's still quite a way to go, but I think there have been positive developments,' the opposition leader said at her party offices in Yangon. 'I've always said ...

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