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Burmese Laureate Heckled Over Backing Copper Mine

March 16, 2013

Burmese Laureate Heckled Over Backing Copper Mine

Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese politician and Nobel laureate, visited villages in central Myanmar on Thursday that might be displaced by a copper mine and also toured the project.By Published: March 14, 2013

YANGON, Myanmar — Hundreds of angry farmers heckled and walked out on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese politician and Nobel laureate, during a visit on Thursday to villages in central Myanmar that might be displaced by a copper mine. (more…)