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    Aung San Suu Kyi Wins Seat, Expects NLD to Get Majority

    The beloved human rights campaigner and Nobel laureate has won her seat in Myanmar’s historic weekend elections, the most democratic in 25 years. She’s urging the military to respect “the people’s will,” with early results pointing to a huge victory for her National League for Democracy, which she believes has secured a parliamentary majority of around 75 percent. Official results are still pending, and while Suu Kyi is constitutionally barred from the presidency, she intends to rule as “a rose by another name.”

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