Obama in Burma: 'I wish I could...impose my will on Congress'

Ben Shapiro Breitbart.com Big Peace 19 Nov 2012

Today, President Obama spoke in Burma – or as he termed it, Myanmar, despite official US practice to call the country Burma – and repeatedly botched the name of the country’s famed Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, instead calling her Aung YAN Suu Kyi. Then he […]

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi gets hero’s welcome in Thailand

Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi greets migrant workers from Myanmar, as she visits them in Samut Sakhon province May 30, 2012. Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi ventures outside Myanmar for the first time in 24 years on Tuesday in an unmistakable display of confidence in the liberalisation taking shape in […]

Suu Kyi’s Party Declares Victory as Burma Shifts to Democracy

Daniel Ten Kate Bloomberg 4/1/2012

Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images. Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is surrounded by supporters and journalists as she visits a polling station in Kawhmu, Myanmar on April 1, 2012.

Myanmar dissident Aung San Suu Kyi will become a lawmaker for the first time after a victory in by- elections […]

Celebrations as Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi released

The BBC’s correspondent in Rangoon witnessed Aung San Suu Kyi’s release

BBC News 13 November 2010

World leaders and human rights groups have reacted with joy at the release from house arrest of Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Ms Suu Kyi walked from her Rangoon house at the end of her sentence on […]

Burma generals ‘sign Aung San Suu Kyi release order’

BBC News 12 November 2010

Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained for 15 of the past 21 years

Reports from Burma say military authorities have signed an order authorising the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

But hopes she would be freed on Friday were dashed: there has been no official confirmation […]