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Aung San Suu Kyi

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• In 2006, a movement called the 88 Generation Students Group launched their White
Expression Campaign in support of political prisoners that were being detained by
the Burmese military junta. A member of this group and a political prisoner herself,
Aung San Suu Kyi carries a white handkerchief in her right hand in solidarity with
their cause
• She was awarded the Noble Peace Prize in 1991 “for her non-violent struggle for
democracy and human rights” in Burma
Born Aung San Suu Kyi on 19th June 1945 in Rangoon, Burma

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