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Myanmar Muslims Weigh Post-election Politics


The results are still slowly trickling in for Myanmar’s historic election on Sunday, but it appears that the opposition National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, will form a government next year with a majority of seats in parliament. In Mandalay, the township where religious riots left two dead last year, the Muslim community has welcomed the vote results, yet cautioned that entrenched discrimination can not be swept away by a single historic election victory.

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