The couple soon married and had two children. Aung's life was a little different then what most people are accustomed to in the world. Her father was assassinated for his political beliefs and her mother was an ambassador of the country of Burma.
Politics played a big role in Aung's life and that is why it is not hard to believe what would soon happen to her. Aung had made her way back to her homeland in , to take care of her sick mother.
While in Burma she joined the pro-democracy movement, which was pushing for political reforms in Burma. On August 26, she addressed a half million people in a rally at the famous Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon. She had preached to these people and called for a democratic government so that the people of Burma could experience freedom. An army unit in the Irrawaddy Delta confronted her almost a year later on April 5, while she was delivering a speech for democratic freedom.
The army unit had orders to aim their weapons at her during the speech waiting for the order to fire. A major had finally ordered the troops back which prevented her from being assassinated like her father. The elections were going to be held in May of in which she was declared ineligible. Even though she was unable to run in the election the National League for Democracy had a landslide victory even without her present.
She would spend the next six years of her life at her lakeside villa in Rangoon to serve her house arrest. She wrote many speeches and books that were published. During this time she received many awards dealing with her great aspiration toward peace. However, maybe her greatest honor was the Nobel Peace Prize that she won on October 14, With her prize money of 1.
Initially, upon accepting the State Counsellor position, she granted amnesty to the students who were arrested for opposing the National Education Bill , and announced a creation of the commission on Rakhine state , which had a long record of persecution of the Muslim Rohingya minority. However, soon Aung San Suu Kyi's government did not manage with the ethnic conflicts in Shan and Kachin states , where thousands of refugees fled to China, and by the persecution of the Rohingya by the government forces escalated to the point that it is not uncommonly called a genocide.
Aung San Suu Kyi, when interviewed, has denied the allegations of ethnic cleansing. Her tenure as State Counsellor of Myanmar has drawn international criticism for her failure to address her country's economic and ethnic problems, particularly the plight of the Rohingya following the 25 August ARSA attacks described as "certainly one of the biggest refugee crises and cases of ethnic cleansing since the second world war " , for the weakening of freedom of the press and for her style of leadership, described as imperious and "distracted and out of touch".
In , critics have called for Aung San Suu Kyi's Nobel prize to be revoked, citing her silence over the persecution of Rohingya people in Myanmar.
She did condemn "hate of any kind" in the interview. However, she said that she wanted to work towards reconciliation and she cannot take sides as violence has been committed by both sides. However, she has spoken out "against a ban on Rohingya families near the Bangladeshi border having more than two children". In a BBC News article, reporter Jonah Fisher suggested that Aung San Suu Kyi's silence over the Rohingya issue is due to a need to obtain support from the majority Bamar ethnicity as she is in "the middle of a general election campaign".
It is incongruous for a symbol of righteousness to lead such a country. In October , Oxford City Council announced that, following a unanimous cross-party vote,  the honour of Freedom of the City , granted in in recognition of her "long struggle for democracy", was to be withdrawn following evidence emerging from the United Nations which meant that she was "no longer worthy of the honour".
Calling Aung San Suu Kyi a "handmaiden to genocide",  Geldof added that he would take pride in his award being restored if it is first stripped from her. In August , it was revealed that Aung San Suu Kyi will be revoked of her Freedom of Edinburgh award over her refusal to speak out against the crimes committed against the Rohingya. She had received the award in for promoting peace and democracy in Burma. She also challenged critics to "point out where there has been a miscarriage of justice", and told the two Reuters journalists that they could appeal their case to a higher court.
In September , the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a report that since Aung San Suu Kyi's party, the NLD, came to power, the arrests and criminal prosecutions of journalists in Myanmar by the government and military, under laws which are too vague and broad, have "made it impossible for journalists to do their job without fear or favour. Asked what democratic models Myanmar could look to, she said: In a nod to the deep US political divide between Republicans led by Mitt Romney and the Democrats of Obama —then battling to win the Presidential election —she stressed, "Those of you who are familiar with American politics I'm sure understand the need for negotiated compromise.
Yeoh visited Suu Kyi in before the film's release in November. Since ,  Indian actress and Bharathanatyam dancer Rukmini Vijayakumar has been portraying as Aung San Suu Kyi in a one-act play titled The Lady of Burma directed by Prakash Belawadi ,   which also happens to be an eponymous play written by Richard Shannon.
She had surgery for a gynecological condition in September at Asia Royal Hospital during her house arrest. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Ibrahim Gambari, the UN Envoy, met Myanmar pro-democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in November It was the first time that she was allowed to leave her house since her last meeting with Gambari in May During the four-day visit to Myanmar, Gambari, who is the United Nations under Secretary for Political Affairs, [ ].
Aung San Suu Kyi was born on June 19, in the city of Rangoon, Burma. General Aung San Kyi and Daw Khin Kyi brought her into the world. Her father, General Aung Sun, was the national leader of Burma until his assassination on July 17,
Free Essay: Aung San Suu Kyi: Her words strike the tone of what is to follow; establishing the structure, purpose and goals of what is hoped will be. Essay on Aung San Suu Kyi and Numerous International Awards Aung San Suu Kyi received education in Burma, India, and the United Kingdom. In Aung San Suu Kyi returned to Burma to take care of her dying mother, and then soon became involved in the democracy uprising that was occurring in the country.
Aung San Suu Kyi's** essay "Freedom from Fear" was first released for publication to commemorate the European Parliament's awarding to her of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. It would mean a process of gaining such knowledge and experience as would help us to cope with the challenges that life throws at us and to find ways of enhancing our own existence, as well as that of as great a portion as possible of all the other occupants of our planet. To put [ ].