video: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize, 21 years later

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi accepted her Nobel Peace Prize today, 21 years after it was awarded. She said that the award had helped to shatter her sense of isolation and ensured that the world would demand democracy in her...
Full text of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel speech

Full text of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel speech

Your Majesties, Your Royal Highness, Excellencies, Distinguished members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Dear Friends, Long years ago, sometimes it seems many lives ago, I was at Oxford listening to the radio programme Desert Island Discs with my young son...

Don’t give up, Suu Kyi tells HK crowd

Burmese freedom fighter Aung San Suu Kyi has told activists in Hong Kong and the mainland to remember their aims and not to give up. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate was speaking via live video conferencing in her “first dialogue with an Asian university”...

About Aung San Suu Kyi

The daughter of Burma’s former democratic leader, and a non-violent defender of human rights and freedom, Aung San Suu Kyi (pronounced Ong Son Su She) was elected to the Presidency of Burma in 1990 by more than 80% of the popular vote. A military junta refused...