Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Burma’s pro-democracy movement and a symbol of the human rights struggle in her country, was released from her 14-year detention under house arrest on November 13, 2010 to the celebration of supporters around the world.
As Aung San Suu Kyi’s voice reemerges in the public sphere, many of the activists working for change in Burma remain in prison, their voices still silenced by Burma’s repressive regime. Read More »
Global Justice Center President Janet Benshoof's article on Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate still under the imprisonment of the Burmese military junta, an
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Women of the US Senate are raising their voices for Aung San Suu Kyi, activist and leader of the National League for Democracy in Burma, advocate of nonviolent resistance, and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize. Read More »
Nearly a decade ago, I stood under an umbrella in the wet streets of Rangoon, blocks away from Aung San Suu Kyi's home. I held flowers in my hand and had plans to quietly leave them at her gate. Read More »
"We must pay special attention to the gathering force of Burmese women's groups."