Articles tagged with Aung San Suu Kyi
by Vicky Wong / 21 Jun 2012 14:52
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
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