Suu Kyi: Campaign Disrupted

    Image #: 17442157    Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) addresses a large group of foreign and local reporters at her home in Yangon March 30, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS)       REUTERS /DAMIR SAGOLJ /LANDOV

    Damir Sagolj, Reuters / Landov

    Burma will hold historic elections Sunday, but pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday there are efforts being made to disrupt the campaigns of opposition candidates. Calling these efforts "beyond what is acceptable for a democratic election,” Suu Kyi is accusing her rivals of vandalizing election posters, padding electoral registers and other cases of intimidation. The 66-year-old Suu Kyi is contesting a seat in her first election since being freed from house arrest in 2010, and she made her first public appearance since falling ill from seasickness and exhaustion over the weekend.

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