Download Aung San Suu Kyi Young Images. Nobel peace prize winner aung san suu kyi used to be seen as a symbol of human rights, and spent years under house arrest for promoting democracy. Aung san suu kyi was born on june 19th, 1945, in rangoon, the capital of burma.
It was november 2012, and we were in her weathered house at 54 university avenue, in yangon, where she'd been held prisoner by the ruling burmese junta for the better part of two decades. Myanmar, also known as burma, was ruled by the military until 2011. #33 aung san suu kyi.
Aung san suu kyi is the face of democracy and rights in burma.
Edited with introduction by michael aris. In 2016 she became the first state counsellor of myanmar. The first time i met aung san suu kyi, she embodied hope. At home myanmar's now de facto leader remains hugely popular with the country's buddhist majority.