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Burmese delight in books after censorship relaxed

Burma is holding its first literature festival of recent times, following the country's relaxation of censorship rules.

More than 100 authors are attending the Irrawaddy Literary Festival, including Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader who was previously held under house arrest

Jonathan Head reports.

  • 02 Feb 2013
  • From the section Asia
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