Policemen walk toward burning buildings in Sittwe, where some residents fled burning homes and gunshots as deadly ethnic violence broke out.
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June 12, 2012 Ethnic and religious violence is breaking out in western Myanmar, also known as Burma. Ethnic Muslims and Buddhists are burning homes and at least 10 Muslims have been attacked at killed. Myanmar's president has declared a state of emergency in the region.
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi addresses supporters in Myitkyina on Feb. 24.
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March 30, 2012 Mynamar political leader and Nobel peace prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi says campaign irregularities mean Myanmar's election on Sunday is neither free nor fair. She continues to campaign for a parliament seat.
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