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Aung San Suu Kyi holds massive election rally in Yangon

Aung San Suu Kyi holds massive election rally in Yangon
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Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election. Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi listen as she speaks during a

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Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election.

Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi listen as she speaks during a campaign rally in Yangon on Nov 1. By Romeo Gacad #AFPpic.twitter.com/rUAEDYkHvW

— AFP Photo Department (@AFPphoto) November 1, 2015

Many voters travelled from outside the capital Yangon to attend.

Huge crowds gather for election rally with Aung San Suu Kyi today in Yangon, #Myanmarpic.twitter.com/65pYbMIyum

— Philipp Abresch (@PhilippAbresch) November 1, 2015

The poll is of vital importance to Myanmar’s ethnic minorities which have suffered years of discrimination.

The ballot sees pro-democracy parties take on the military-backed ruling elite.

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