Suu Kyi Celebrity Status Hits Reform Efforts

Myanmar’s ‘lady’ may be the world’s leading democracy icon but she is still a minority opposition leader

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  • Myanmar's Suu Kyi says wants West to spur reform not reimpose sanctions
    LONDON (Reuters) - Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday called on the West to encourage her country's government to enter meaningful reform talks but told ... emergence from international pariah status in 2011 when military leaders ...
    12/26/2014 - 5:49 am | View Link
  • Myanmar army bristles against constitutional change for Suu Kyi
    Myanmar's powerful army has told parliament it opposes changing a junta-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president ... they are not supportive of constitutional reform and this position would remain ...
    11/18/2014 - 1:59 am | View Link
  • Obama says barring Suu Kyi from Myanmar presidency "doesn't make much sense"
    Suu Kyi denied that she had differences with the United States over the transition process in Myanmar. "Our reform process is going through ... Myanmar began its emergence from international pariah status in 2011 when military leaders launched reforms ...
    11/14/2014 - 6:54 am | View Link
  • Barack Obama optimistic on political change in Myanmar, but more work needed on reforms
    Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, emerged from international pariah status when a ... discussed constitutional reform with the members of parliament. Among the group was opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who is not eligible ...
    11/13/2014 - 3:12 am | View Link
  • Thousands of Burmese to greet Suu Kyi in Ind. city
    Those attending Tuesday’s speech will be eager to hear Suu Kyi’s views on sanctions toward Myanmar. Since her release in 2010, she has joined hands with members of the former ruling junta that detained her to push ahead with political reform.
    09/24/2012 - 8:50 pm | View Link
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    The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers. Foreign Policy presents a unique portrait of 2012's global marketplace of ideas and the thinkers who make them. By Alicia P.Q ...
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  • Aung San Suu Kyi
    Aung San Suu Kyi was born on 19 June 1945 in Rangoon (now named Yangon Her father, Aung San, founded the modern Burmese army and negotiated Burma's independence from ...
    03/26/2015 - 2:09 pm | View Website
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    A haunting report from a countryside of concentration camps
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