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Portraits of Aung San Suu Kyi
Burma's pro-democracy and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has been in prison for more than 15 years, most of them under houseinprison. On Saturday, 13 November 2010, she was discharged from her third sentence. Yet in Burma several hundred individuals could be imprisoned or imprisoned for their politics, ethnicities or religions, and none of the oppressive legislation that allows the military-backed regime to imprison without trials and curtail other liberties has been overturned.
Formerly the son of Burma's independent protagonist Aung San, Aung San Kyi was murdered at the age of two on June 19, 1945. She has trained in Burma, India and the UK. Returning to Burma in 1988 to care for her failing mum, Aung San Suu Kyi soon became involved in the countrywide democratic outcry.
She has been made Secretary General of Aung San Suu Kyi. Mr Aung San Suu Kyi gave a number of keynote addresses in which she called for liberty and democratisation, and policy activity was continuing throughout the state. In the face of growing national and multinational pressures, the tyranny was compelled to hold a general elections in 1990. When Aung San Suu Kyi began fighting for the NLD, she and many others were arrested by the government.
Mr Aung San Suu Kyi was denied the right to stand as a candidate in the polls. Although the electoral environment was anything but free and equitable, with Aung San Suu Kyi and other democratic campaigners imprisoned, the press prejudiced and political leaders intimidated, the vote on that date was relatively free and level.
Mr Aung San Suu Kyi was under detention until July 1995. Aung San Suu Kyi's late Michael Aris passed away from London on 27 March 1999. While he had asked the Myanmar authority to allow him a final stay with Aung San Suu Kyi, they had refused his application.
She hadn' t seen him since a Christmas in 1995. Aung San Suu Kyi has always been encouraged by the Chinese authorities to join her host families abroad, but she knew she could not go back to Burma. Aung San Suu Kyi was placed under renewed detention in 2000 after numerous efforts to flee the Rangoon city in order to conduct policy talks in other parts of the state.
Aung San Suu Kyi was freed from home detention in 2002 and was able to move freely around the state. It had made possible clandestine encounters between Aung San Suu Kyi and the army. It had been decided that confidence-building measures would include that the regime would stop the violent assaults on Aung San Suu Kyi in the press and that the NLD would no longer call for public sanctioning, although its policies of support for specific forms of imposed trade restraints remain in place.
Later it became the Union Solidarity and Development Partys, the MP's front in the November 7, 2010 poll. Aung San Suu Kyi was in a vehicle convoi on May 30, 2003. This was an attempted murder by the regime of Aung San Suu Kyi with a civil front so as not to take the rap for herself.
The Aung San Suu Kyi's rider was able to get her to a safe place, but more than 70 of Aung San Suu Kyi's followers were bludgeoned to their deaths. Aung San Suu Kyi was detained after the assault and then placed under home imprisonment. Throughout this time of imprisonment, circumstances were much more severe than in the past.
But even UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was not permitted to see her when he came to the state in 2009. Aung San Suu Kyi was detained and indicted in May 2009, just a few nights before her home arrests expired, for violating the conditions of her home arrests, which prohibit the use of her home after John Yettaw, a U.S. national, had swum across the Inya Sea and declined to vacate her home.
Ms. Bert was imprisoned for three years in August 2009. Obviously, in an effort to appease widespread indignation at the case, the penalty was cut to 18 month under home incrimination. It turned out by chance that her date of liberation was only 6 weeks after the election in Burma, which ensured that she was again in custody during the election.
Aung San was in Rangoon on June 19, and was the son of the independent protagonist and country chief General Aung San and Daw Khin Kyi; General Aung San was murdered on July 19, 1947. Yangon is where Aung San Suu Kyi is trained until the age of 15. 88 Aug 26: Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at the renowned Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon calling for democracy.
1988 Sep 24: The National League for Democracy (NLD) is founded, with Aung San Suu Kyi as General Sectretary. Dec 27: Daw Khin Kyi, Aung San Suu Kyi's dam, died. In Yangon, Aung San Suu Kyi is placed under military jurisdiction, allowing a three-year sentence without charges or trials.
May 27, 1990: Despite continued imprisonment, the National League for Democracy won a landslide win in the parliamentary polls by obtaining 82 per cent of seat; the army junta refused to accept the result. ¡1991 Aug 10: The army regimes retrospectively amend the Act under which Aung San Suu Kyi is detained for up to five years without charges or legal proceedings.
In 1991, Dec 10: Aung San Suu Kyi's Liberom from Fear and other London publications. 1992: The Nobel Committee revealed that Aung San Suu Kyi has created a foundation for healthcare and literacy in aid of the Myanmar tribe to use the $1.3 million award cash. SLORC's General Than Shwe and General Khin Nyunt are meeting Aung San Suu Kyi for the first meeting since she was grounded.
1995-Jul 10: The Burmese government frees Aung San Suu Kyi from home detention. Michael Aris, Aung San Suu Kyi's late married man, is dying of london metastatic gonad. Aung San Suu Kyi's last plea to see her, which he last saw in 1995, was denied by the army youngsters, who said that if Aung San Suu Kyi wanted to go away, she could do so.
She is resisting the restrictions on her travelling and is constantly trying to get out of Rangoon. 2,000 Sep 02: About 200 policemen encircled Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's car convoy near Dala, forcing her to go back to Rangoon after a nine-day stalemate. Canadian Aung San Suu Kyi is placed under home detention.
2000-10-2000Dec07: US President Bill Clinton presents Aung San Suu Kyi with America's highest civil award. May 6, 2002: Aung San Suu Kyi is released after 19 month of home detention. May 30, 2003: During a trip through North Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi and her followers are under attack in the city of Depayin by the Union Solidarity Development Association (USDA), the regime's militias.
Up to 70 persons were murdered and over 100 were detained in the assault, among them Aung San Suu Kyi. Mr Aung San Suu Kyi was held in clandestine custody for over three month. UN High Representative for Burma Razali Ismail has his last encounter with Aung San Suu Kyi. 20 May 2006: Ibrahim Gambari, UN Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs, made Aung San Suu Kyi, the first overseas official's trip since Razali's 2004 trip.
While Gambari reunited with Aung San Suu Kyi in November 2006, his trip did not bring any compromises from Burma's army regimes. May 25, 2007: Aung San Suu Kyi's home detention has been renewed for another year. Sep 22, 2007: Aung San Suu Kyi departed her home to worship with Tibetan Buddhist friars outside her door during the largest rallies in Burma since the 1988 riot.
07 Sep 30: UN Secretary General Ibrahim Gambari met Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon. Aung San Suu Kyi achieves a combined 12 years in prison. Aung San Suu Kyi met the reappointed Aung Kyi, the regime's liaison officers, but no detail of her discussions were published.
I can say that Daw Suu is not happy with the present meeting with the regime, especially with the fact that the trial is not time-bound," NLD spokesman Nyan Win said, pointing out the absence of a timeframe for the discussions to outcomes.
8 March 2008: Aung San Suu Kyi met UN High Representative Ibrahim Gambari. Aung San Suu Kyi and members of the National League for Democracy will meet Gambari in Feb 20, 2009. Aung San Suu Kyi's continued imprisonment is unlawful and in breach of both Burma and foreign laws.
May 14, 2009: Aung San Suu Kyi is apprehended and accused of violating the conditions of her home detention, which prohibits the visitor after John Yettaw, a U.S. national, floated across the Inya Sea and declined to vacate her home. May 18, 2009: Aung San Suu Kyi's trial begins in Insein Jail in private court proceedings.
Two of Aung San Suu Kyi's comrades and John Yettaw are also on trial. Aung San Suu Kyi is also on charges. Aung San Suu Kyi met UN Secretary General Ibrahim Gambari on Jun 26, 2009. Bus Ki-moon is visiting Burma, but is not permitted to see Aung San Suu Kyi. Aung San Suu Kyi is found culpable and convicted of 18 month home incrimination.
Oct 09: Aung San Suu Kyi will meet the British Ambassador and Assistant Directors of the US and Australia Mission in Burma. Aung San Suu Kyi achieves a combined 14-year sentence, most of them under home imprisonment. Nov 04: Aung San Suu Kyi met with a US mission headed by Secretary of State Kurt Campbell.
Aung San Suu Kyi met the NLD leader Aung Shwe, U Lwin and Lun Tin in 2009Dec16. Bangladesh, 2010 Feb 01: The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention passes a verdict stating that the continued imprisonment of Aung San Suu Kyi is against Burma and foreign laws.
Aung San Suu Kyi's electoral legislation banning her from participating in the rigged elections is published in the country's national papers. May 06 2010 : Die National League for Democracy Party in Burma ist verboten. 10 May 2010: Aung San Suu Kyi will meet with a US mission headed by Secretary of State Kurt Campbell.
Aung San Suu Kyi achieves a 15-year sentence, most of them under home imprisonment. Nov 13: Aung San Suu Kyi is freed from prison. July 25, 2011: Aung San Suu Kyi will meet Burmese Labour Minister Aung Kyi. 2011/08/12: Aung San Suu Kyi will meet Burmese Labour Minister Aung Kyi.
2011/08/19: Aung San Suu Kyi met Burma's Mayor Thein Sein. April 1, 2012: Aung San Suu Kyi is elected to the by-election. April 11, 2012: Aung San Suu Kyi will meet Thein Sein for the second year. May 29, 2012: Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Thailand, the first in 24 years to leave Burma.
In June, Aung San Suu Kyi will make a three-week European concert trip through Switzerland, Norway, Ireland, the UK and France. July 25, 2012: Aung San Suu Kyi gives her first address in plenary.