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Aung San Suu Kyi

 (ông′ sän′ so͞o′ chē′) Born 1945.
Burmese political leader who won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize for her work promoting democracy in her country.
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Aung San Suu Kyi

(ˈaʊŋ ˈsæn ˈsuː ˈtʃiː)
n
(Biography) born 1945, Burmese politician; cofounder (1988) and general secretary (1988–91; 1995– ) of the National League for Democracy: Nobel peace prize 1991; released (2010) from a lengthy house arrest; elected to the Burmese House of Representatives in 2012
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Aung San Suu Kyi

(ˈaʊŋ ˈsɑn ˈsu ˈki)
n.
born 1945, Burmese opposition leader: Nobel peace prize 1990.
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The hidden factor that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein (representing a major Myanmar race) comes to US, simply because they don't want to lose the country's independence to the ever encroaching Chinese whose main aim is the hidden peaceful colonization and did not lift a finger about the Non-Myanmar ethnic nationalities, except the WA tribe that is akin to Chinese.
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It also noted the government's decision to reduce Aung San Suu Kyi's sentence and urged the government "to take further measures to create the necessary conditions for a genuine dialogue with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and all concerned parties and ethnic groups in order to achieve an inclusive national reconciliation".
During the visit, he will hold discussions with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on matters of mutual interest and also call on President U Htin Kyaw.
But the future of Burma will be in the hands of those upcoming N Generations ed by our national leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of whether they can tackle this military mentality of chauvinism and exploitation and truthfully educate the upcoming youths..
''This includes the release of all political prisoners -- including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi -- and respect for fundamental freedoms.''
"Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said the conviction was totally unfair and the court's assessment of the case was not just," Nyan Win, said, using an honorific for older women in Myanmar.
Myanmar's Foreign Minister Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in told rapporteur Yanghee Lee to refrain from controversial terminology like "Bengali" or "Rohingya" when refering to people in Rakhine State, reports the Myanmar Times.
The meeting follows the historic visit of Burma's democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to the United Kingdom, and was arranged to highlight the human rights and humanitarian crisis in western Burma, particularly resulting from recent sectarian violence between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingyas and questions over the citizenship of the Rohingya people.
chief said in a statement he ''is disappointed to learn that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal against her continued house arrest was again rejected today.''