Tom Vater

Tom Vater

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Posts tagged November 8th

Burma’s election fever grips Yangon and its foreign observers

I feel incredibly humbled to have witnessed the first semi fair and almost free election in Burma in decades. I was at the NLD’s headquarters tonight where an exuberant and chaotic party atmosphere prevailed throughout. But as one Burmese told me, ‘the military are like chess players and they are planning their next move.’ That […]

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