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- Aung San Suu Kyi. Watrous, Shaina // Teen Ink;Sep2007, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p42
The article praises the courage of Aung San Suu Kyi, a pro-democracy activist in Burma. Suu Kyi won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize and the 1990 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. She is articulate, the voice and face of democracy in her country. Her non-violent protests against the oppressive...
- Myanmar: Country Forecast: Comment & Analysis. // Political Risk Yearbook: Myanmar Country Report;2003, p11
Presents information on the political conditions of Myanmar as of October 2002. Release of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest; List of political parties; Leadership of the State Peace and Development Council military government.
- A Historical Approach to Myanmar's Democratic Process. Keling, Mohamad Faisol; Saludin, Mohamad Nasir; von Feigenblatt, Otto F.; Ajis, Mohd Na'eim; Shuib, Md. Shukri // Journal of Asia Pacific Studies;May2010, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p132
Myanmar or 'Burma' is a country which has a long history of colonialism by foreign powers. Before Myanmar achieved its independence in 1948, it was ruled by two prominent foreign powers that are Britain and Japan. Both countries had created the political scene of Myanmar. After achieving...
- Myanmar: election boycotts and democracy? Steinberg, David I. // PacNet Newsletter;3/6/2014, Issue 18, p1
The author talks about speculations that the National League for Democracy (NLD) party will boycott the 2015 Myanmar elections. NLD Party leader Aung San Suu Kyi has reportedly warned of a boycott if the 2008 Myanmar constitution is not changed to allow her to run for president. It claims that...
- Burma's Elections Raise More Questions Than They Answer. Clouse, Thomas // Global Finance;Dec2010, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p10
The article offers information concerning the election results in Burma in November 2010. It mentions that the election is the first to be conducted in two decades. The pro-military Union and Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) won the majority of offices in the country. It also notes that...
- Suu Kyi wants to reform homeland. // Asian Pacific Post;12/9/2010, p17
The article focuses on the willingness of Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi to serve as facilitator for an international network to promote democracy in her military-ruled country.
- The Lady Compromises. // America;10/29/2012, Vol. 207 Issue 12, p4
The article presents information on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the opposition party in Parliament in Burma, who is fighting to restore democracy in her country.
- Aung San Suu Kyi. Dan, Wang // Time International (Asia Edition);5/2/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 17, p38
The article features Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burould lead Burma, and cites her popularity as a freedom fighter.
- Suu Kyi wants to reform homeland. // South Asian Post;12/9/2010, p21
The article reports on the desire of democracy icon and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to be a facilitator for an international network in order to promote democracy in Burma.