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Watershed moment for a champion of democracy

After decades of house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi's vision of displacing the junta is in reach
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 05:50
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STAR POWER: Ms Suu Kyi addressing supporters from the balcony of the NLD party's headquarters in Yangon on Monday.

Yangon

THE last time Myanmar held a nationwide election, Aung San Suu Kyi languished under house arrest while her party's landslide win was simply ignored by the country's military rulers.

Twenty-five years on, the democracy champion cast her ballot on Sunday morning at a Yangon