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Democracy, Transparency Key to Free Burma

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Five months after her 15 years of house arrest ended, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's tireless political campaigner, reflects on freedom, the importance of art and the revolutionary power of social media.

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"Human beings want to be free and however long they may agree to stay locked up, to stay oppressed, there will come a time when they say 'That's it.' Suddenly they find themselves doing something that they never would have thought they would be doing, simply because of the human instinct that makes them turn their face towards freedom." "More people, especially young people, are realizing that if they want change, they've got to go about it themselves. ...They are less easy to fool than they used to be, they now know what's going on all over the world."

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