Suu Kyi makes history with UK parliament address




 
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Suu Kyi makes history with UK parliament address
 
June 21st, 2012  
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Suu Kyi makes history with UK parliament address
LONDON (Reuters) - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi became only the second woman after Queen Elizabeth to address both houses of Britain's parliament on Thursday, a rare honor she used to ask for help in a once in a generation opportunity to bring democracy to her country. Cutting a tiny figure in parliament's cavernous and historic Westminster Hall, the 67-year-old Nobel laureate received a standing ovation on arrival, introduced as "the conscience of a country and a heroine for humanity". "We have an opportunity to reestablish true democracy in Burma. ...




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