Freedom from Fear: And Other Writings

Penguin, 5 d’oct. 1995 - 416 pÓgines
Aung San Suu Kyi, human-rights activist and leader of Burma's National League for Democracy, was detained in 1989 by SLORC, the ruling military junta. . This collection of writings reflects Aung San Suu Kyi's greatest hopes and fears for her people and her concern about the need for international cooperation, and gives poignant and humorous reminiscences as well as independent assessments of her role in politics. Containing speeches, letters and interviews, these writings give a voice to Burma's 'woman of destiny', who was awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought and the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize.

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List of Illustrations
The Inheritance
The Struggle
In the Eye of the Revolution 203
The Role of the Citizen in the Struggle for Democracy 212
The People Want Freedom 224
Suu Burmese by Ann Pasternak Slater 292
The Spirit of Reconciliation 360

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Aung San Suu Kyi is the leader of the struggle for human rights and democracy in Burma. In 1990 she was awarded the Thorolf Rafto Prize for Human Rights in Norway and the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought by the European Parliament and in 1991 she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She is also the author of several books, including FREEDOM FROM FEAR, which was edited by her husband, Dr Michael Aris and THE VOICE OF HOPE, both published in Penguin.

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