Aung San Suu Kyi

  • November 13, 2015

    Un Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed last weekend's elections as “a significant achievement in Myanmar’s democratic transition”.

  • May 31, 2012

    Human rights campaigners in Northern Ireland have welcomed the announcement of details of the visit of Aung San Suu Kyi to Ireland next month.

  • November 15, 2010

    Aung San Suu Kyi wants to see a peaceful revolution in Burma, but she and her supporters are trying to judge the situation carefully as they act for change.

  • March 11, 2010

    Burma is being urged to scrap a new law barring political prisoners, including Aung San Suu Kyi, from being in a political party before upcoming national elections.

  • September 25, 2009

    The Elders initiative is seeking to bring wisdom and perspective to global issues, says Martin Marty. What they have to take on are not just secular assumptions but ones deeply rooted in mistaken religious ideologies.

  • May 31, 2009

    Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has called on the international community to do more to secure the release of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing trial for breaking the terms of her house arrest.

  • May 27, 2009

    A coalition of campaign groups has launched a major new campaign to put pressure on the Burmese Junta to release Aung San Suu Kyi before the Burmese elections.

  • May 25, 2009

    Burma's ruling military dictatorship has "strongly rejected" a statement by the Association of Southeast Asian nations condemning the trial of imprisoned pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, while global outrage builds.

  • May 29, 2008

    Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has condemned the decision by Burma’s military regime to extend the house arrest of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Her detention was due to expire this week, having spent over 12 of the last 18 years under house arrest.

  • September 27, 2007

    South Africa's Nobel peace winner and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has hailed the courage and inspiration of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi - as he expressed support for nonviolent direct action against the dictatorship.