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Aung San Suu Kyi

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Political Leader, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate


Political Leader, pro-Democracy Political Activist and Dissident. She is a member of the lower house of the Burmese parliament since April 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi is the leader of the National League for Democracy in Burma and a noted prisoner of conscience and advocate of non-violent resistance. She won the Rafto Prize and the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 1990. In 1991 she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her peaceful and non-violent struggle under a military dictatorship.


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