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What in the World|A Nickname for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi? There's No Short Answer

New York Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi at the opening of a school near Yangon, Myanmar, in 2014. Credit Tomas Munita for The New York Times. Burmese people use courtesy titles to convey social status, and consider them a more essential part of the name than Mr. or Ms.
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Aung San Suu Kyi Tells Myanmar's Peace Stakeholders to Prepare For Conference

Radio Free Asia - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi told the stakeholders in Myanmar's peace process on Wednesday to prepare for a national conference within a few months and named a new government mediator to monitor negotiations with the military and armed ethnic ...

Aung San Suu Kyi must stand up for embattled minorities

The Guardian - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Gethin Chamberlain, in his excellent report on the post-election challenges faced by Aung San Suu Kyi and others (News), poses several questions, not least about the plight of the Rohingya Muslim minority who are facing relentless persecution.
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Dos and don'ts for FM Aung San Suu Kyi

The Nation - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
For the first time in its history, there will be a Nobel Peace laureate and the world's most famous political icon in the family of the Asean Ministerial Meeting (AMM), which serves as the Asean annual meeting.
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Aung San Suu Kyis Workaround Revolution

Daily Beast - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Last month, as her National League for Democracy (NLD) government was being installed in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi took a number of bold steps to translate her decisive victory in the November 2015 elections into a clear message that civilians are now ...
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Myanmar's former ruling party expels members seen as close to Aung San Suu Kyi

The Straits Times - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
NAYPYIDAW (BLOOMBERG) - Myanmar's military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has expelled 17 members seen as co- operating with Ms Aung San Suu Kyi, said former ruling party lawmaker Khin Shwe, who was among those ...

Suu Kyi Scores Obama Byline With 5th 'Most Influential' Listing

The Irrawaddy News Magazine - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Time magazine on Thursday released its annual list of the world's “100 Most Influential People,” with National League for Democracy (NLD) chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi taking a spot for the fifth time among its pantheon of the powerful. Suu Kyi's profile ...
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Biståndsminister Isabella Lövins möte med Aung San Suu Kyi

Sveriges Radio - ‎May 1, 2016‎
I en månad nu har Burma för första gången, på över ett halvt sekel, styrts av folkvald regering med Aung San Suu Kyi som landets ledare, även om hon formellt hindrades från att bli landets president. Och under ett par intensiva dagar reste ...

Learn a Lesson From the Panglong Conference

Huffington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
On April 27, Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi held a meeting with the Joint Monitoring Committee, a body representative of the army and eight non-state armed groups that signed the so-called Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) last ...

Bill Rescinding Law 'Incompatible' With Democracy Goes to Parliament

The Irrawaddy News Magazine - ‎May 2, 2016‎
RANGOON - The push to rescind a law that was used to oppress Aung San Suu Kyi and other pro-democracy advocates gained momentum on Monday, as a new bill overturning the 1975 legislation was formally submitted to Burma's Parliament.

Angélique Kidjo honoured with Amnesty International top human rights award

The Guardian - ‎43 minutes ago‎
... of the Ambassador of Conscience award include the late South African leader Nelson Mandela, Myanmar politician Aung San Suu Kyi and the rock band U2. Last year it was awarded to Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and American singer-songwriter Joan Baez.

Aung San Suu Kyi, la forza della grazia e del perdono

Il Fatto Quotidiano - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
In questi giorni di celebrazione di resistenze passate ma sempre attuali, intendiamo omaggiare una figura nobile, icona globale di una vittoriosa resistenza non-violenta: Aung San Suu Kyi, la leader della pacifica rivoluzione democratica in Birmania.
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A Note From the Newsroom on World Press Freedom Day

The Irrawaddy News Magazine - ‎10 hours ago‎
Journalists await Aung San Suu Kyi during a meeting of her National League for Democracy in Rangoon following the party's by-election triumph in April 2012.

Dateline Irrawaddy: Shwe Mann 'Could Have Done More to Build Trust'

The Irrawaddy News Magazine - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Afterward, U Shwe Mann cooperated with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's government. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi described her government as a government of national reconciliation and worked together with U Shwe Mann.
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Aung San Suu Kyi, une Lady au pouvoir

Le Temps - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
C'est au lendemain de la vague de manifestations contre le régime militaire en 1988, qui devaient entraîner l'éviction du général Ne Win et la révéler aux Birmans, que nous avons rencontré Aung San Suu Kyi pour la première fois. Fille du général Aung ...

Disloyalty means party expulsion, says USDP

Myanmar Times - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Both U Htay Oo and Thura U Shwe Mann were defeated by NLD candidates in last November's elections as Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's party swept the USDP from power. Analysts have questioned whether it can remain relevant with less than 10 percent of ...

Rohingnya Jadi Duri Dalam Daging Kepemimpinan Aung San Suu Kyi mengabarkan kebenaran - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎ Seorang jurnalis multimedia berbasis di Yangon, Myanmar mengatakan masalah 'Rohingya' merupakan salah satu duri dalam pemerintahan baru, yang dipimpin oleh Liga Nasional untuk Demokrasi Aung San Suu Kyi. David Doyle yang ...

Nationalist Provocateur Faces Defamation Suit Over Potshots at Powerful Trio

The Irrawaddy News Magazine - ‎12 hours ago‎
Wai Yan Aung, an executive member of the Burma Teachers' Federation, filed the lawsuit against Nay Myo Wai, accusing him of defaming President Htin Kyaw, Commander-in-Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Fire in Rohingya Camp Leaves 1700 Homeless in Western Myanmar

Radio Free Asia - ‎7 hours ago‎
State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, whose National League for Democracy (NLD) party came to power last month has come under fire in the past for not speaking up on behalf of the Rohingya.

Standing Up for Oppressed Journalists on World Press Freedom Day

Huffington Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
Just last month, after years of pressure, the Unity 5 walked free along with other prisoners of conscience Amnesty has campaigned for as the new government led in part by Aung San Suu Kyi—a former prisoner of conscience herself—took office.