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    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...

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

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