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Rena Pederson tells the inspiring story of pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu … – cleveland.com (blog)


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Rena Pederson tells the inspiring story of pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu
cleveland.com (blog)
How modern Burma decayed into soulless, totalitarian ruin under the rule of a cabal of generals, and how Aung San Suu Kyi came to embody the revived hope of modern Burma, is the subject of Rena Pederson's weighty new volume, "The Burma Spring: …

Posted on 27 February 2015 | 10:38 pm

Heroes of Our Time Immortalized on LEGO iPhone 6 Cases – PSFK (blog)


PSFK (blog)

Heroes of Our Time Immortalized on LEGO iPhone 6 Cases
PSFK (blog)
Artist/activist Ai Weiwei has envisioned a unique way to call attention to people mistreated by their governments: creating portraits of them on cell phone cases. The project juxtaposes the voicelessness of political prisoners against the easy

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Posted on 25 February 2015 | 6:14 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi has gone silent on a major human-rights crisis in Myanmar – Quartz


Quartz

Aung San Suu Kyi has gone silent on a major human-rights crisis in Myanmar
Quartz
In many ways, Aung San Suu Kyi—recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize in 1991—is the consummate freedom fighter. As the uncontested and near-universally beloved leader of the Burmese democratic opposition, she endured 15 years of house arrest for her …

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Posted on 17 February 2015 | 8:31 pm

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi: Strong Legal System Can Boost Economy – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Myanmar's Suu Kyi: Strong Legal System Can Boost Economy
Wall Street Journal
MANDALAY, Myanmar—Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is finding it hard to convince investors that her focus on repairing the country's legal system is enough to continue modernizing the frontier market's tattered economy. The country's …
Could Aung San Suu Kyi become president of Myanmar?Crikey
Suu Kyi honours father's centuryThe Australian
Aung San Suu Kyi honors father in celebrations as fighting flaresDeutsche Welle
The Straits Times -South China Morning Post (subscription)
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Posted on 14 February 2015 | 3:39 pm

‘Anwar deserves the same treatment accorded to Aung San Suu Kyi’ – The Rakyat Post


The Rakyat Post

'Anwar deserves the same treatment accorded to Aung San Suu Kyi'
The Rakyat Post
In a joint statement, PKR's N. Surendran and Latheefa Koya argued that even the Myanmar military regime placed Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest instead of sending her to an ordinary jail. “At the very least, Anwar deserves the same treatment.” The

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Posted on 14 February 2015 | 5:27 am

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘prison gates’ up for sale – BBC News


BBC News

Aung San Suu Kyi's 'prison gates' up for sale
BBC News
In Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, the metal doors that kept opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest for the best part of two decades are being auctioned off to the highest bidder. Ms Suu Kyi is not directly involved in the sale
As polls loom, Myanmar's Suu Kyi leads rally honouring hero fatherDaily Mail
New Myanmar law may renew Aung San Suu Kyi's Presidency hopesDaily News & Analysis
Myanmar's Suu Kyi to lead mass rally honouring hero fatherTHE BUSINESS TIMES
Voice of America
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Posted on 13 February 2015 | 12:51 am

Myanmar: Suu Kyi’s search for ‘one brave soldier’ – Financial Times


Financial Times

Myanmar: Suu Kyi's search for 'one brave soldier'
Financial Times
Aung San Suu Kyi has made a long journey to her new base inside the sprawling parliamentary complex of pagoda-like buildings in Naypyidaw, where Myanmar's military junta built its eerily empty capital miles from anywhere. Years of house arrest in her …
Yours for just $200k: Daw Suu's discarded gate put up for saleMyanmar Times

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Posted on 10 February 2015 | 1:13 pm

Has Aung San Suu Kyi turned her back on Burma’s student protesters? – Asian Correspondent


Asian Correspondent

Has Aung San Suu Kyi turned her back on Burma's student protesters?
Asian Correspondent
One suspects that General Aung San, a former student activist, would be horrified that his daughter, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, threatened National League for Democracy (NLD) member Thein Lwin with legal action for supporting protesting students. Student …

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Posted on 6 February 2015 | 3:13 am

Aung San Suu Kyi insists she can still lead Myanmar – Financial Times


Financial Times

Aung San Suu Kyi insists she can still lead Myanmar
Financial Times
Aung San Suu Kyi insists she can still lead Myanmar despite her fears that the transition from dictatorship has become a “parody of democracy” ahead of landmark elections due this year. The opposition leader vowed to campaign to curb the former ruling …
Political rights precede economic growth: Suu KyiThe Nation

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Posted on 3 February 2015 | 3:31 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi’s house gate auctioned for $200000 – BBC News


BBC News

Aung San Suu Kyi's house gate auctioned for $200000
BBC News
The metal gate from the house of Burmese Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi is to be sold at auction. The gate, painted the red and yellow of her party in 2007, became a symbol of the struggle against Myanmar's military rulers during her long house
Aung San Suu Kyi's gate goes up for auctionTelegraph.co.uk
Aung San Suu Kyi's iron gate up for auction; minimum bid $200000MiamiHerald.com
Aung San Suu Kyi's house arrest gate to go up for auctionThe National
USA TODAY -Daily Mail
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Posted on 30 January 2015 | 1:11 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi – Yahoo News Search Results

Rene Pederson tells the inspiring story of pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi in 'The Burma Spring'

How modern Burma decayed into soulless, totalitarian ruin under the rule of a cabal of generals, and how Aung San Suu Kyi came to embody the revived hope of modern Burma, is the subject of Rena Pederson's weighty new volume, "The Burma Spring: Aung San Suu Kyi and the New Struggle for the Soul of a Nation."

Posted on 27 February 2015 | 1:17 am

As polls loom, Myanmar's Suu Kyi leads rally honouring hero father

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi addressed a crowd of thousands Friday in the biggest celebrations honouring her independence hero father in memory, underscoring her legacy months before leading the opposition to momentous elections. In scenes reminiscent of her triumphant election campaign three years ago, Suu Kyi addressed a huge crowd in her father's central Myanmar birthplace, with many supporters …

Posted on 13 February 2015 | 3:06 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi honors father in celebrations as fighting flares

Posted on 13 February 2015 | 10:40 am

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi leads rally honouring hero father

NATMAUK: Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi addressed a crowd of thousands Friday in the biggest celebrations honouring her independence hero father in memory, underscoring her legacy months before leading the opposition to momentous elections. In scenes reminiscent of her triumphant election campaign three years ago, Suu Kyi addressed a huge crowd in her father’s central Myanmar birthplace, with many …

Posted on 13 February 2015 | 5:22 am

As polls loom, Aung San Suu Kyi leads rally honouring hero father

The celebrations come as Myanmar awaits a breakthrough general election later this year seen as a crucial test of the country's emergence from military rule.

Posted on 13 February 2015 | 5:06 am

Could Aung San Suu Kyi become president of Myanmar?

As Myanmar's ruling government is pushing for regressive legislation amounting to religious apartheid, Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes a bold play for democracy. Read more on the blog…

Posted on 13 February 2015 | 2:31 am

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to Lead Mass Rally Honouring Hero Father

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will pay tribute Friday to her independence hero father in the biggest celebrations in his honour in memory, underscoring her prestigious legacy months before leading her op…

Posted on 13 February 2015 | 12:10 am

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to lead mass rally honouring hero father

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will pay tribute Friday to her independence hero father in the biggest celebrations in his honour in memory, underscoring her prestigious legacy months before leading her opposition into momentous elections. Known affectionately as "Bogyoke", or General, Aung San is adored in Myanmar and credited with unshackling the country from colonial rule and embracing its ethnic …

Posted on 12 February 2015 | 10:09 pm

Has Aung San Suu Kyi turned her back on Burma’s student protesters?

One suspects that General Aung San, a former student activist, would be horrified that his daughter, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, threatened National League for Democracy (NLD) member Thein Lwin with legal action for supporting protesting students.

Posted on 6 February 2015 | 3:05 am

Aung San Suu Kyi's mansion gates to be auctioned

A set of gates that became an enduring symbol of Myanmar democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi's years under house arrest are to be auctioned, a businessman who now owns them said Saturday. The gates — painted in the yellow and red colours of Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party — were once located at the entrance to the crumbling Yangon mansion where Myanmar's most famous …

Posted on 31 January 2015 | 8:43 am