Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi
|Chairperson an General Secretary o
the Naitional League for Democracy
27 September 1988
|Precedit bi||Affice Creatit|
|Leader o the Opposeetion|
2 Mey 2012
|Precedit bi||Tun Yi|
|Member o the Pyithu Hluttaw
2 Mey 2012
|Precedit bi||Soe Tint|
|Born||19 Juin 1945
Rangoon, Breetish Burma
|Poleetical pairty||Naitional League for Democracy|
|Spoose(s)||Michael Aris (m. 1971; wid. 1999)|
|Relations||Aung San (faither)
Khin Kyi (mither)
|Alma mater||Varsity o Delhi
St Hugh's College, Oxford
SOAS, Varsity o Lunnon
Nobel Peace Prize
Jawaharlal Nehru Awaird
Internaitional Simón Bolívar Prize
Olof Palme Prize
Bhagwan Mahavir Warld Peace
Congressional Gowd Medal
Aung San Suu Kyi MP AC (Burmese: ; MLCTS: aung hcan: cu. krany, //, Burmese pronunciation: [àʊɴ sʰáɴ sṵ tɕì]; born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese opposeetion politeecian an chairperson o the Naitional League for Democracy (NLD) in Burma. In the 1990 general election, the NLD wan 59% o the naitional votes an 81% (392 of 485) o the seats in Parliament. She haed, however, already been detained unner hoose arrest afore the elections. She remained unner hoose arrest in Burma for almaist 15 o the 21 years frae 20 Julie 1989 till her maist recent release on 13 November 2010, acomin ane o the warld's maist prominent poletical prisoners.
Suu Kyi received the Rafto Prize an the Sakharov Prize for Freedom o Thought in 1990 an the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991. In 1992 she wis awairdit the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for Internaitional Unnerstaundin bi the govrenment o Indie an the Internaitional Simón Bolívar Prize frae the govrenment o Venezuela. In 2007, the Govrenment o Canadae made her an honorary ceetizen o that kintra, the fowerth person ever tae receive the honour. In 2011, she wis awairdit the Wallenberg Medal. On 19 September 2012, Aung San Suu Kyi wis also presentit wi the Congressional Gowd Medal, which is, alang wi the Presidential Medal o Freedom, the heichest civilian honour in the Unitit States.
On 1 Aprile 2012, her pairty, the National League for Democracy, announced that she wis elected tae the Pyithu Hluttaw, the lawer hoose o the Burmese parliament, representin the constituency o Kawhmu; her pairty an aa wan 43 o the 45 vacant seats in the lawer hoose. The election results wur confirmed bi the offeecial electoral commission the followin day.
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- "Myanmar election commission announces NLD wins overwhelmingly in by-elections". Xinhua News Agency. 2 April 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
- "Aung San Suu Kyi". Oxford Dictionaries Online. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
- Aung San Suu Kyi should lead Burma, Pravda Online. 25 September 2007
- The Next United Nations Secretary-General: Time for a Woman. Equality Now.org. November 2005.
- MPs to Suu Kyi: You are the real PM of Burma. The Times of India. 13 June 2007
- Walsh, John. (February 2006). Letters from Burma. Shinawatra International University.
- Deutsche Welle Article: Sentence for Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi sparks outrage and cautious hope Quote: The NLD won a convincing majority in elections in 1990, the last remotely fair vote in Burma. That would have made Suu Kyi the prime minister, but the military leadership immediately nullified the result. Now her party must decide whether to take part in a poll that shows little prospect of being just.
- Sharpe, Penny. "Daw Aung San Suu Kyi". Penny Sharpe MLC. Archived from the original on 30 March 2010.
In 1990, Suu Kyi stood as the National League for Democracy's candidate for Prime Minister in the Burmese general election. The NLD won in a landslide but the military junta refused to hand over power.
- twist in Aung San Suu Kyi's fate Article: How a Missouri Mormon may have thwarted democracy in Myanmar. By Patrick Winn — GlobalPost Quote: "Suu Kyi has mostly lived under house arrest since 1990, when the country's military junta refused her election to the prime minister's seat. The Nobel Peace Laureate remains backed by a pro-democracy movement-in-exile, many of them also voted into a Myanmar parliament that never was." Published: 21 May 2009 00:48 ETBANGKOK, Thailand
- Burma releases Aung San Suu Kyi. BBC News, 13 November 2010.
- Aye Aye Win, Myanmar's Suu Kyi Released From Hospital, Associated Press (via the Washington Post, 10 June 2006.
- "Canada makes Myanmar's Suu Kyi an honorary citizen". Reuters. 17 October 2007. Retrieved 28 December 2010.
- "Update: Mawlana Hazar Imam is made an honorary citizen of Canada". The Ismaili. 19 June 2009. Archived from the original on 4 January 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2010.
- Recipients of the Wallenberg Medal. Wallenberg.umich.edu. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
- "Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi given US Congressional medal". 19 July 2012.
- Fuller, Thomas, Democracy Advocate Elected to Myanmar’s Parliament, Her Party Says, The New York Times, 1 April 2012.
- "Burmese Parliamentary Elections". Voice of America News. 4 April 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2012.
- NLD Claims Suu Kyi Victory, The Irrawaddy, 4 April 2012.
- Maierbrugger, Arno (6 June 2013). "Suu Kyi wants to run for president". Inside Investor. Retrieved 7 June 2013.
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- Aung San Suu Kyi collectit news an commentary at The Guardian
- Aung San Suu Kyi collectit news an commentary at The New York Times
- Burma's Suu Kyi, Free at Last – slideshaw bi Der Spiegel
- Peace Prize 2012 frae Indie bi Sarhad organisation PUNE Ceety
- Awairds Received bi Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
- Aung San Suu Kyi an Clinton