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07/20/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Aung San Suu Kyi's Birthday: A Look Back At Her 21 Years In The Political Spotlight

Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi spent her birthday on Friday as she has done for 14 previous years in detention. Since her arrival on Burma's political scene in August 1988, Suu Kyi has known only seven years of freedom. The Irrawaddy looks back over those 21 eventful years...

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