Aung San Suu Kyi

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi Essay

    Assess the role of Aung San Suu Kyi in the pro-democracy Movement in Burma Aung San Suu Kyi was born June 19, 1945 in Burma. Her father (General Aung San) was a former Prime Minister of Burma, this is what spawned her political interests. General Aung San was assassinated in 1947 by one of his rival politicians. Her mother (Khin Kyi) was also involved in the political field and was appointed ambassador to India in 1960. Aung San Suu Kyi’s mother sent her to England to receive a better education. Also at University she met the love of her life, Michael Aris who was an expert in his field studying Tibetan monks. (Aung San Suu Kyi Lady of No Fear, n.d.) Aung San Suu Kyi had two boys, one in 1973 and the other in 1977. In 1988, Aung San Suu Kyi returned to Burma to look after her mother who had a stroke. This was the turning point in Aung San Suu Kyi’s life, just as she settled down to look after her two children. The military Junta who ruled Burma was very…

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi

    Currently one of Burma’s most prominent democratic leaders, Aung San Suu Kyi, founder of the National League of Democracy (NLD), is taking a stand in history by helping Burma overcome the State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC). By peacefully protesting against Dictator U Ne Win and the organization he is behind since 1988, she has saved numerous Burmese citizens from losing their lives and family members. When Suu Kyi overcame Dictator U Ne Win, Burma became a Democracy, and Aung San…

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi Informative Speech

    The name, Aung San Suu Kyi is very well known not only among South East Asian countries but also across the world. Numerous countries and world leaders have invited her to give speeches on her ideals and values. Suu Kyi is a well-known and loved celebrity amongst the people of Myanmar (also known as Burma) who is respected all over the world. She is loved not only because of her looks or riches, but because of her monumental political movements. She gave up everything and would be willing to…

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi Research Paper

    development. Despite establishing a government, Burma’s decolonization plagued the country with political instability which created long-lasting problems that created a military regime. As time went on, political changes were demanded by Burmese citizens and pro-democracy advocates. The most prominent advocate is Aung San Suu Kyi, daughter of Burma’s independence hero, General Aung San. Aung San Suu Kyi devoted all her efforts to democratic reforms as well as for advocating human rights.…

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi Leadership

    no safety, and no freedom as Burma was faced with a chaotic political system. However, the Burmese quest for freedom and independence was realized when Aung San Suu Kyi emerged, finally leading Burma into democracy. Without a doubt, Aung San Suu Kyi is the voice of hope for Burma, and proves to be an effective leader, who will lead Burma out of oppression. Aung San Suu Kyi Aung San Suu Kyi is the daughter of Aung San, who was Burma’s national hero that negotiated for Burma’s freedom after…

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi Speech Analysis

    The source is a speech given by Aung San Suu Kyi from Burma in August 1988. Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese opposition politician and also the leader of the National League of Democracy in Burma. Ms. Suu Kyi’s speech was held at the Shwedagon Pagoda and it was the first and only speech she had written and planned out beforehand. A few days before her speech at the mass rally in Shwedagon Pagoda, she visited the Rangoon General Hospital to announce her purpose of delivering the speech: to address…

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  • Time Of The Butterflies Analysis

    Introduction Aung San Suu Kyi is a Myanmarian human rights advocate who championed non-violent opposition to Burma’s (Myanmar) military government and helped establish the National League for Democracy (NLD). Despite being Burman by birth, Suu Kyi was educated overseas and until the late 1980’s lived in the UK with her husband and children. However on a return visit to Burma, Suu Kyi observed police terror, political turmoil and calls for democratic reform in the country. These were emphasized…

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  • Freedom Of Fear By Suu Kyi Summary

    while receiving the Freedom of Speech award in Myanmar, also referred to as Burma, Aung Sang Suu Kyi gave a memorable speech with the title “Freedom of Fear”. In 1948, her father Aung San, the modern founder of Burma and Prime Minister at the time was assassinated, with only one member of his cabinet having survived the attack. This member, by the name of U Ne Win went on to become her father’s successor as not only the Prime Minister, but also the new Burmese Dictator. He also appointed Suu…

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  • How Did Suu Kyi Impact Society

    Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, also known as Suu Kyi, is a political leader who changed the face of the Burmese government. When Suu Kyi returned to her home country to take care of her critically ill mother in 1988, she experienced great denial of human and civil rights and witnessed violent suppression of protesters, who also suffered lengthy imprisonment and torture. Suu Kyi took a stand in history by defying the military-ruled government controlled by General Ne Win. Through this stance, Suu Kyi…

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  • Gandhi Mandela And Aung San Suu Kyi Analysis

    The lives of Gandhi, Mandela and Aung San Suu Kyi(ASSK), are ones we deem as having been extraordinary. However, there are many potential determinants that illustrate this perception. The interesting aspect for this essay is how they managed to overcome the repressive existing order and bring about change. The three individuals in this study have similar objectives, however took slightly different routes in achieving their goals. The focus is on their methods of resistance and their attitudes…

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