Quotes by Aung San Suu Kyi

About Aung San Suu Kyi:

Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Burma. In the 1990 general election, the NLD won 59% of the national votes and 81% (392 of 485) of the seats in Parliament . She had, however, already been detained under house arrest before the elections. She remained under house arrest in Burma for almost 15 of the 21 years from 20 July 1989 until her most recent release on 13 November 2010, becoming one of the world's most prominent political prisoners.

Author Bio

  • NameAung San Suu Kyi
  • DescriptionChairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy
  • Aliases???????????????; aung hcan: cu. krany; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi; Daw Suu; Amay Suu; Dr. Suu Kyi; Ms. Suu Kyi; Miss Suu Kyi
  • BornJune 19, 1945
  • CountryBurma
  • ProfessionPolitician; Writer; Human Rights Activist
  • WorksFreedom From Fear
  • AwardsNobel Peace Prize; Commander Of The Legion Of Honour; Jawaharlal Nehru Award For International Understanding; Sakharov Prize; Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize; International Simón Bolívar Prize; Wallenberg Medal; Congressional Gold Medal; Václav Havel Prize For Creative Dissent; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Olof Palme Prize; UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize; Order Of Australia; Four Freedoms Award - Freedom From Fear; Chatham House Prize; Freedom Award; Giuseppe Motta Medal; Gwangju Prize For Human Rights