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Live: Aung San Suu Kyi addresses Parliament

Live: Aung San Suu Kyi addresses Parliament

by Vicky Wong / 21 Jun 2012 14:52

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Aung San Suu Kyi has become the second woman next to the Queen to address Parliament and the first person who is not a head of state to address both Houses.

Aung San Suu Kyi pays tribute to Westminster as a symbol of Freedom of Speech and is hoping that Burma can learn from other Parliamentary models.

She recognises Britain as the largest bilateral donor to Burma and welcomes "targetted

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Aung San Suu Kyi charms UK politicians

Aung San Suu Kyi charms UK politicians

by Caroline Schelle / 13 Apr 2012 00:00

The Burmese pro-democracy leader is globally renowned for her non-partisan approach to politics and her life-long campaign for fair elections in her country. Today, David Cameron will be the first Western leader to visit her in Burma since her victory in a recent by-election. Earlier this year William Hague became the first British Foreign Secretary to visit the secretive state in 55 years.

Aside from the historic nature of his visit, Cameron will

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