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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    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Suu Kyi for her election win, but also hailed the 'courage and vision' of Thein Sein for 'leadership in the reform process'. The international community has welcomed the election, with US President Barack ...
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  • In PHOTOS: UK rolls out red carpet for Myanmar's Suu Kyi
    David Parker/Reuters Suu Kyi repeated her "tributes" to Myanmar president Thein Sein for his sincerity and commitment to the process of reform, and said if the present opportunity to re-establish democracy were missed, "it will be several decades more ...
    06/21/2012 - 9:53 pm | 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 - 4:16 am | View Link
  • WikiLeaks Cables For Dec. 14-18 (PHOTOS): Tom Cruise, Fidel Castro On Obama, Aung San Suu Kyi
    Fidel Castro talked Obama, while an Indian official questioned the relevance of freshly-released Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Even Tom Cruise got in on the action, running into troubles with the Church of Scientology while filming a movie in ...
    12/18/2010 - 8:47 pm | View Link
  • Mob attack on Suu Kyi 'was plan to murder'
    The first direct account of the attack on May 30, which sparked international outrage, was given by two activists from Ms Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy who have escaped to neighbouring Thailand and applied for refugee status. Their testimony ...
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    Aung San Suu Kyi, like other Burmese names, ... Suu Kyi publicly campaigned for reform of the 2008 Constitution, removal of restrictive laws, ...
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    Aung San Suu Kyi Welcomes Myanmar Reform ... Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to journalists during a ... but warns the country needs real reform.
    04/8/2015 - 11:05 pm | View Website
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    Suu Kyi, who is ineligible to ... country's government to enter meaningful reform talks but told it not to reintroduce ... West to spur reform not reimpose ...
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    Image caption Aung San Suu Kyi has become visibly frustrated at the pace of constitutional reform Given how rapidly things have changed in Burma ...
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  • 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 ...
    06/10/2012 - 12:10 am | View Website
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