Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi gestures while speaking during a public rally in Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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Democracy activists in Myanmar joined opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Saturday in calling for constitutional amendments ahead of next year's general elections.Suu Kyi said that the current constitution needs to be amended to meet democratic norms and for elections to be free and fair.Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party boycotted the 2010 election, but successfully contested by-elections in 2012 after electoral reforms were implemented, with Suu Kyi winning a seat in the lower house.
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