Myanmar: Is Democracy Here?
I have long been admirer of Aung San Suu Kyi, the pro-democracy, Nobel peace prize winning figure who has tirelessly stood against decades of oppression in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). Now the question can be asked: Is Democracy finally here for the Burmese? Ruling Party Admits Defeat Myanmar’s past has been marred with tyrannical,…
A (Motion) Picture of Courage
I’ve long been an admirer of Aung San Suu Kyi, the pro-democracy leader in Burma (Myanmar) who was held for nearly 18 years under house arrest by the military junta who took over the country in a successful coup attempt in 1962. Last evening I had a chance to see “The Lady”, director Luc Besson’s…