Myanmar Junta Frees Suu Kyi From Detention a Week After Vote

Myanmar Junta Frees Suu Kyi From Detention a Week After Vote

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Myanmar's detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi holds a bouquet of flowers as she appears at the gate of her house after her release in Yangon. Myanmar released Suu Kyi from seven years of house arrest today, a week after the country’s first election in 20 years brought a junta-backed party to power.