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'Aung San Suu Kyi is our hope'

A BBC correspondent in Burma asks a former newspaper editor - whose paper was closed by the Burmese government for writing about the opposition - why the trial of the pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is so important.

Watch the Newsnight film from Burma in full on Thursday 16 July at 10.30BST on BBC Two.

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