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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    04/11/2014 - 5:42 am | View Link
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  • Times must be hard: Prime Minister David Cameron shelters Aung Suu Kyi from a summer shower with a broken brolly in a sign of austerity Britain
    Ms Suu Kyi, who received a standing ovation from MPs and peers in a packed Westminster Hall, said the key to reform was the establishment of a strong parlimentary institution. She said that after 49 years of direct military rule, it would take time for the ...
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  • Aung San Suu Kyi kicks off European tour in Switzerland
    Almost a quarter of a century since she last set foot in Europe, the Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi kicked off a five-country ... tour certain to elevate further her status as an international political celebrity. Now a member of parliament ...
    06/14/2012 - 2:24 am | View Link
  • Suu Kyi celebrity status hits reform efforts
    The strange dynamics of Myanmar’s rapid process of democratisation enter a new phase this week, when opposition leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi visits Europe in a five-country tour. As demonstrated by her hero’s reception from a normally ...
    06/10/2012 - 4:15 am | View Link
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