Freedom from Fear by Aung San Suu KyiAung San Suu Kyi, human-rights activist and leader of Burmas National League for Democracy, was detained in 1989 by SLORC, the ruling military junta. Today, she is newly liberated from six years house arrest in Rangoon, where she was held as a prisoner of conscience, despite an overwhelming victory by her party in May 1990.
This collection of writings, now revised with substantial new material, including the text of the Nobel Peace Prize speech delivered by her son, reflects Aung San Suu Kyis 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, some of which are newly added, these writings give a voice to Burmas woman of destiny, who was awarded both the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought and the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize.
This book is bound to become a classic for a new generation of Asians who value democracy even more highly than Westerners do, simply because they are deprived of the basic freedoms that Westerners take for granted--The New York Times
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Look Inside. Jul 14, ISBN She is also the author of Letters from Burma. Aung San Suu Kyi is the leader if the struggle for human rights and democracy in Burma. Paperback —. Add to Cart. Also by Aung San Suu Kyi.
Uitgever: Penguin Books Ltd. Aung San Suu Kyi is an honorary fellow at St. Hugh's College, Oxford. In its citation, the Norwegian Nobel Committee atated that in awarding the prize to Aung San Suu Kyi, it wished to honor this woman for her unflagging efforts and to show its support for the many people throughout the world who are striving to attain democracy, human rights and ethnic conciliation by peaceful means. Levertijd We doen er alles aan om dit artikel op tijd te bezorgen. Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is. Bezorgopties We bieden verschillende opties aan voor het bezorgen of ophalen van je bestelling.
Freedom from Fear: And Other Writings [Aung San Suu Kyi, Michael Aris, Vaclav This book sits alongside Nelson Mandela's memoir Long Walk to Freedom.
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There's just too much here and during this time. I'm trying to keep this to a review and will post the book inspired rant later. Please bear with Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Aung San Suu Kyi stands alongside Nelson Mandela as a hero of our time and so, I very much looked forward to reading this book. Unfortunately, heroes are not Freedom from Fear : And Other Writings.