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Aung San Suu Kyi (Chairperson of National League for Democracy 1988 - present; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, 1991)

Suu Kyi, Aung San. "The Nobel Peace Prize 1991." Speech, Oslo, Norway, June 16, 2012.

Purpose: Acceptance of Nobel Peace Prize.

Main Issues: Aung San Suu Kyi talks about the Burmese concept of peace and how the Prize has helped to draw attention to the struggle for human rights and democracy in Burma.

"Profile: Aung San Suu Kyi." BBC News Asia, May 30, 2012.

Ling, Bettina. Aung San Suu Kyi: Standing Up For Democracy in Burma. New York: Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1999. [Google Books]

About: "A biography which traces the life of the Burmese political activist who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991." [WorldCat]

Lintner, Bertil. Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's Struggle for Democracy. Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books: 2011.

About: "The author analyzes the staying power of Burma's military regime and points out the obstacles to achieving what Aung San Suu Kyi is striving for: a free and democratic Burma." [WorldCat]


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