Yesterday was the birthday of this women, the opposition leader to Burma’s military Junta.
Now 61, she is still on house arrest because she won the elections back in 1990 over the Burma’s military Junta. Lately she was let an interview with UN official. As I said there, US is right in their intention of referring the Military Junta to the UN Security Council, although the present state of UN does not make me have a good feeling about what they could do.
HT: The Bos’un in Causes of Interest who also speaks of the prayers from the Bhuddist monks all around the world.
Le Monde (FR) also refers to the fact that she was awarded the Peace Nobel Price in 1991. It also says that some years ago, the Junta promised to follow a path to democracy which involved 7 stages. The first one was to write a Constitution for the country, and it’s yet unfinished.