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Years: Torture Anyone and Security Matters

years: All they knew was how to torture anyone who was against them, according to CTV. Myanmar, long isolated both by choice and by international sanctions, has undergone a transformation in recent years. The military government was so brutal for many years, he said of the former junta, which ruled the country for decades until 2012 and then by proxy four more years -- and still has a final say on security matters. Another former political prisoner, Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, was elected the head of a civilian government, which led to the easing of most sanctions and an influx of foreign investment. While most of the outside world is appalled by what U.N. and U.S. officials have called ethnic cleansing that has grown into Asia's worst refugee crisis in decades, many in Myanmar support it. Yet the most striking change may be the majority Buddhist Burman population's view of its military An institution once despised has seen its popularity surge alongside a rise in nationalism that has accompanied a crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state in western Myanmar that has left thousands dead and more than 650,000 displaced. ( As reported in the news.