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  1. Who Was Behind U Ko Ni's Assassination?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The press briefing on the investigation into the assassination of lawyer U Ko Ni has received thumbs-down from many public and political observers. Home Affairs Minister Gen Kyaw Swe said the National League for Democracy legal adviser's assassins were motivated by "extreme nationalism" and that the murder could be attributed to "personal grudges."

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  2. Myanmar's Suu Kyi eulogizes slain legal adviserRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Yahoo!

    ... for not making a public statement on the loss of Ko Ni, who was a key adviser to her National League for Democracy party as it seeks to wrest from the army its residual power in government. "Losing Ko Ni is a big loss for the country and for our ...

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  3. USDP Lawmaker Denies Involvement in U Ko Ni CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A lawmaker and former personal security officer of Burma's Military Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing denied accusations on Monday of withholding information on the assassination of National League for Democracy party's legal adviser U Ko Ni. U Lin Zaw Tun-who retired from the army as a colonel in 2015 to compete in the election under the Union Solidarity Development Party and is the current USDP lawmaker for Monghpyak Township in eastern Shan State-was mentioned as a friend of two of the suspects arrested in connection with the lawyer's assassination.

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  4. U Win Htein Accuses Home Ministry of 'Fanning the Flames' of U Ko Ni AssassinationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    U Win Htein, a secretariat member of Burma's ruling National League for Democracy party, said he was disappointed with the press briefing held by the Ministry of Home Affairs on the assassination of the party's legal advisor U Ko Ni on Saturday. He said it was "fanning the flames" of public dismay and resembled "those held by [ex-spymaster] Gen Khin Nyunt" in the1990s, in comments to the media at the memorial for U Ko Ni and taxi driver U Nay Win , held by the NLD on Sunday at Rangoon's Royal Rose restaurant.

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  5. Legal Affairs Commission Extended Despite Army ObjectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... commissions in both the Upper and Lower houses are meant to act on a temporary basis. However, National League for Democracy (NLD) lawmakers said the extension of the commission's term is in accordance with the law. Although the 2008 Constitution ...

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  6. National CSO Forum Urges Constitutional ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... and sub-national legislatures and affirms the army's grip of three key ministries. The National League for Democracy (NLD), while it was still in opposition, launched nationwide campaigns calling for constitutional amendment-one of the party's ...

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  7. Myanmar's Peace Process: Troubleshooting the DeadlockRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... the UNFC. Ironically, the recent deadlock has been overseen by the democratically elected National League for Democracy (NLD) administration which made the Peace Process its top priority. However, things haven't turn out the way we thought they ...

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  8. Myanmara s Suu Kyi eulogizes slain legal adviserRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    She spoke at a memorial ceremony for lawyer Ko Ni and Nay Win, a taxi driver who was killed as he chased the gunman in the Jan. 29 incident. Suu Kyi had been criticized for not making a public statement on the loss of Ko Ni, who was a key adviser to her National League for Democracy party as it seeks to wrest from the army its residual power in government.

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  9. Burma: Suu Kyi breaks silence, calls murdered lawyer a 'martyr' for democracyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asian Correspondent

    ... media during a news conference regarding the killing of Ko Ni, a lawyer advising the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party, in Yangon, Myanmar February 25, 2017. Source: Reuters/Soe Zeya Tun On Feb 25, Burmese officials announced the ...

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  10. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Breaks Silence on Assassination of Legal Advisor U Ko NiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Burma's State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi broke her silence on the assassination of National League for Democracy party legal advisor U Ko Ni, calling him a "comrade" of hers and said that losing him was a "deep loss" for the party. The prominent Muslim lawyer U Ko Ni was shot dead in broad daylight by a gunman on Jan. 29 outside Yangon International Airport.

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  11. Suu Kyi breaks silence on killing of top lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    ... Authorities say he was hired by a former military officer now on the run. Suu Kyi's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party branded the killing a political assassination and "terrorist act" against their policies. On Sunday she made a rare ...

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  12. Myanmar's Suu Kyi breaks silence on killing of top lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi broke a month-long silence on the daylight assassination of her advisor, calling his killing a 'great loss' for the country's democracy struggle. Legal advisor to Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling National League for Democracy, Ko Ni, was shot dead in January outside Yangon airport AFP/Hong Sar YANGON: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has broken a month long silence on the daylight assassination of her advisor, calling his killing a "great loss" for the country's democracy struggle.

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  13. Burma: Prominent lawyer's assassination due to 'extreme...Read the original story

    Saturday | Asian Correspondent

    Ko Ni, a prominent member of Burma's Muslim minority and legal adviser for the ruling National League for Democracy, is seen during an interview in Yangon Jan 13, 2016. Picture taken January 13, 2016.

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  14. Myanmar police blame grudge, not army, for lawyer's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | 680News

    ... killing. Military or military-dominated governments ruled Myanmar from 1962 until Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party took power in 2016 after an overwhelming election victory. But a constitution passed during army rule ensures that the ...

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  15. Find out more about Myanmar extremists Buddhist monk Ashin WirathuRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Nation

    ... to set up an Islamic state in Rakhine. That's why in his view Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the National League for Democracy, shouldn't come to power. "If NLD wins the election, Suu Kyi will not be able to control Rakhine. She has made promises for ...

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  16. Dateline Irrawaddy: 'The Government Deliberately Imposed a News...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... not sufficient to satisfy the public. I'm quite disappointed with it. [Patron] U Tin Oo of the National League for Democracy [NLD] also expressed his disappointment. We feel like [the government] is buying time. There were similar cases under the ...

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  17. Former Student Activist Calls Out State Media for Use of Demeaning NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... Union building, which was dynamited in July 1962 by then-ruling Gen Ne Win. In attendance were National League for Democracy (NLD) executive leaders, Rangoon's chief minister U Phyo Min Thein, former student union leaders from 1950s-70s, the 88 ...

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  18. Rohingyas in Delhi: Home is not a place, it's a feelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Hard News

    ... the Rohingya community continues to be persecuted by the military two years after her party, National League for Democracy, scored a landslide victory in the general election. The families living in the Delhi slum are particularly concerned about ...

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  19. President Accepts Resignation of Mon State Chief MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    President U Htin Kyaw allowed the Mon State Chief minister U Min Min Oo to voluntarily resign from his position as well as from that of the state minister for municipal development and construction on Thursday afternoon. U Min Min Oo publicly announced his resignation from the post on Saturday, Feb. 18, making him the first minister in the nearly one-year-old National League for Democracy government to quit voluntarily.

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  20. Complaints Filed Against Nearly 150 NLD Lawmakers in Parliament's First YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The ruling National League for Democracy has received complaints against around 150 lawmakers in the first year of the new Parliament, according to the party's section which handles such complaints. "We received complaints against nearly 150 lawmakers.

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