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Aung San Suu Kyi Detention

Lunch with Aung San Suu Kyi

Cherno Jobatey | Posted 06.25.2014 | World
Cherno Jobatey

There are political figures everyone adores like Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Bishop Tutu or the Dalai Lama. Most people might not know exactly what happened back then, but somehow pretty much everyone is pretty sure that they must have been "on the right side."

Aung San Suu Kyi Collects Prestigious Prize, 23 Years Late

AP | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

STRASBOURG, France -- STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's Nobel Peace Prize laureate and long-time political prisoner, has finally...

When I Met Aung San Suu Kyi

Eliane Karp-Toledo | Posted 12.19.2012 | World
Eliane Karp-Toledo

She was unable to accept this distinction in person until she was released from prison, like many other awards she was given during her years of incarceration. How does one remain so serene and lucid after 15 years of imprisonment?

The Silence of a Laureate

Anushay Hossain | Posted 12.19.2012 | World
Anushay Hossain

As both the Bangladeshi and Burmese governments abdicate responsibility, remaining silent about the war on Rohingyas is a moral failure--and who more could facilitate a solution to the crisis than Suu Kyi?

Release the Political Prisoners of Burma

Gordon Brown | Posted 08.09.2011 | World
Gordon Brown

Aung San Suu Kyi has been liberated by our solidarity -- and she asks that we now apply the same pressure on behalf of the silenced thousands who remain in detention.

Myanmar Pro-Democracy Leader Set To Be Released

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON, Myanmar — Supporters of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi gathered near her home Saturday morning, hoping to see the Nobel Peace Pri...

Burma CYBER ATTACK Underway As Election Nears

The Jakarta Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A massive cyber attack has crippled Internet services in Burma ahead of Sunday's election, IT experts and Web service providers say, raising fears of ...

The Revolution Will Be Televised: Oscar-pick Burma VJ Airs on HBO

James Rotondi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James Rotondi

If the totalitarian nightmare portrayed in George Orwell's 1984 strikes you as an implausible portrait of state control and repression, a single viewi...

Burma: Suu Kyi Backs U.S. Move To Open Talks With Junta

Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Andrew Buncombe I Independent The US is set to engage directly with Burma's military rulers in an effort to push for democratic reforms while main...

Suu Kyi In Burma Launches Detention Appeal

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Lawyers for Burma's pro-democracy opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, have launched an appeal against the extension of her house arrest....

U.S. Senator Jim Webb In Burma To Meet Leader | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and SHARON OTTERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An American senator arrived in Myanmar on Friday to meet with the leader of the junta there, just days after the country's pro-democracy leader, Daw A...

Burma's Suu Kyi Says Conviction 'Totally Unfair'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called the verdict returning her to house arrest "totally unfair," but remains chee...

Suu Kyi's Detention Sparks International Uproar

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON, Myanmar — The Norwegian committee that propelled Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi into the world spotlight by awarding her the ...