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60th Birthday of Daw Aung San Suu Ky, Nobel Peace Prize in 1991

30 jun 2005, archived in general

By blocking their ears to repeated calls for the release of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and that they give up the chairmanship of ASEAN in 2006, Burma's generals have shown they will listen to no one, analysts say. The clamor on the Nobel laureate's 60th birthday this month to demand an end to her house arrest made little impact in Rangoon, which has ignored calls by heads of state, ministers, other Nobel prize winners and human rights activists across the ... [read the article "Deaf to the World" on Aung San Suu Ky homepage]