There’s more to see...
Come take a look at what else is here!
Visit Site
  • Kristin N

    As the leader of Burma's democracy movement and winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, Aung San Suu Kyi, 65, is an Asian hero and global inspiration. During the 1989 Tiananmen movement, Suu Kyi's commitment to nonviolent resistance, exemplified just a year before during Burma's democracy protests, was fresh in my memory. Last November she was released from her latest stint of more than seven years under house arrest. In March her banned party...

  • ME B

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Democratic leader of Burma "Where there is no justice there can be no secure peace.

Related Pins

Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Burma. Her methods are non violent.

"Please use your liberty to promote ours." --Aung San Suu Kyi Perhaps the most graceful warrior I have come across yet. Such an blaze of love and non-violent compassion she breathes into the ideals of freedom and democracy to which she has spent much of her life in service to. Thank you, may she continue to be closely encircled by protecting angels. May Burma find peace and autonomy.

Aung Sun Suu kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi. FAMOUS AS: Political Leader (Freedom Fighter) of Myanmar BORN ON: 19 June 1945 BORN IN: Yangon (Rangoon), Burma (Myanmar) NATIONALITY: Myanmar WORKS & ACHIEVEMENTS: Leader of the National League for Democracy; Nobel Peace Prize Winner (1991)

Aung San Suu Kyi (born 19 June 1945) - Burmese opposition politician. She won the 1990 general election but were detained under house arrest before the elections by the Burmese regime. 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. Recieved the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991.

“It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.”

Concepts such as truth, justice and compassion cannot be dismissed as trite when these are often the only bulwarks which stand against ruthless power. ~ Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi. Democracy leader, Nobel Peace Prize winner.

The Reel Foto: Platon: The Power of the Portrait reelfoto.blogspot...

Aung San Suu Kyi Age: 65 Occupation: Burmese dissident, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has graced the cover of this magazine many times for her courageous — and lonely — struggle against the military junta that kept her under house arrest for years. Her struggle against the country's brutal regime has made Suu Kyi, the daughter of Burma's great nationalist hero, into an icon of democracy and won her great popularity and admiration abroad. Yet at home, though now released from her house arrest, she faces a defining moment: Can the Burmese opposition, embattled and divided, really bring change to a country ruthlessly run by the generals?

“Saints, it has been said, are the sinners who go on trying. So free men and women are the oppressed who go on trying and who in the process make themselves fit to bear the responsibilities and uphold the disciplines which will maintain a free society.” ― Aung San Suu Kyi