Aung San Suu Kyi http://kunc.org en Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Walks Fine Line In Her New Role http://kunc.org/post/myanmars-aung-san-suu-kyi-walks-fine-line-her-new-role To her many admirers in the international community, Aung San Suu Kyi remains one of the world's best known democracy icons.<p>But in Myanmar, also known as Burma, she is now very much a politician who is being criticized for trying to cooperate with the former military rulers who kept her under house arrest for nearly two decades.<p>If you want to see the old, iconic Aung San Suu Kyi, just head to the bustling headquarters of her party, the National League for Democracy, or NLD, in Yangon, the country's largest city and former capital.<p>Go past the tables selling Suu Kyi T-shirts, coffee mug Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:12:00 +0000 Anthony Kuhn 45354 at http://kunc.org Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Walks Fine Line In Her New Role Now A Politician, Aung San Suu Kyi Is The Object Of Protesters http://kunc.org/post/now-politician-aung-san-suu-kyi-object-protesters Last year, Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was greeted by adoring crowds during triumphant tours of <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/03/154237158/like-our-own-mother-aung-san-suu-kyi-in-thailand">Asia</a>, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/09/18/161345768/with-honors-awaiting-aung-san-suu-kyi-visits-u-s">the U.S.</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/20/155454746/time-at-oxford-spurred-suu-kyis-burma-activism">Europe</a>. Sat, 16 Mar 2013 09:43:00 +0000 Anthony Kuhn 41615 at http://kunc.org Now A Politician, Aung San Suu Kyi Is The Object Of Protesters Book News: Myanmar Celebrates As Censorship Recedes; And Oh Those Seussian Hats http://kunc.org/post/book-news-myanmar-celebrates-censorship-recedes-and-oh-those-seussian-hats <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p>Myanmar pro-Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi presided over the country's <a href="http://www.irrawaddy.org/archives/25846" target="_blank">first international literary festival</a> over the weekend. The Irrawaddy Literary Festival in Rangoon featured such international authors as Vikram Seth and William Dalrymple, along with around 80 Myanmarese writers, most of whom have not been translated into English. Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:33:00 +0000 39686 at http://kunc.org Book News: Myanmar Celebrates As Censorship Recedes; And Oh Those Seussian Hats At U.N. Myanmar Leader Praises Suu Kyi, Highlights Changes http://kunc.org/post/un-myanmar-leader-praises-suu-kyi-highlights-changes Myanmar President Thein Sein made his debut at the U.N. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:05:00 +0000 34280 at http://kunc.org At U.N. Myanmar Leader Praises Suu Kyi, Highlights Changes For Myanmar Activist, A Welcome 40 Years In Waiting http://kunc.org/post/myanmar-activist-welcome-40-years-waiting Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has made a remarkable transition from a detained human rights dissident to a member of Myanmar's parliament.<p>In her first trip to the U.S. in 40 years, Suu Kyi talked a lot about how she's learning to compromise with the former military men who kept her under house arrest for years.<p>"We are beginning to learn to work together. We are beginning to learn the art of compromise, give and take [and] achievement of consensus," Suu Kyi said last week at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Sun, 23 Sep 2012 09:36:00 +0000 Michele Kelemen 34053 at http://kunc.org For Myanmar Activist, A Welcome 40 Years In Waiting