Events were held in Rangoon and other parts of Burma today to mark the 28th anniversary of the 8888 uprising.
“We may have different opinions and argue with one another with honest intentions, but we will maintain our stance as an ally.”
Suu Kyi has confirmed her intention to lead the government should the NLD assume power after the general election, despite being barred from the presidency.
88 Generation activist Aung Thu, who is running as an independent after being rejected by the NLD, speaks about his motivations and the USDP’s strategy.
NLD will contest 1,132 of the total possible 1,171 seats in the upper and lower houses, as well as in state and division assemblies.
The most high-profile exclusion was the charismatic protest leader Ko Ko Gyi, who spent more than 17 years in and out of prison before his 2012 release.