Aung San Suu Kyi (Aung San Suu Kyi)( Political leader of Myanmar opposition leader, the military junta, the Nobel Prize.)
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Biography Aung San Suu Kyi (Aung San Suu Kyi)
Born June 19, 1945 in Rangoon (Burma) in the family leader of the movement for the independence of Burma, who was killed in 1947. Aung San Suu Kyi left Burma in 1960, finishing education in India (where her mother was ambassador) and the University of Oxford in the UK. In 1972 she married British academic Michael Aris, the following 16 years she lived in England, raised her two sons.
In 1988, Aung San returned to Burma to help elderly mother. Faced with the procedures established by the Ne Win regime, issued a strong condemnation of human rights violations in Burma. In September 1988, after the coup and seize power of the new junta, became one of the leaders of the opposition National League for Democracy. In July 1989, was placed under house arrest, she was forbidden to communicate with family and friends. In the elections in May 1990 the NLD won more than 80% of seats in parliament Myanmar but the junta ignored the results of the elections. In October 1991, Aung San became the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, but the authorities refused to let her travel abroad to receive the award. In July 1995, Aung San was released under international pressure and continued political activities in the ranks of the opposition. NLD in September 1998 announced that formed a representative committee of 10 members - an Act of Parliament Myanmar. In response, the Government arrested thousands of NLD members.