Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand’s exiled former Prime Minister, likes to compare himself to Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Burma’s pro-democracy movement.
On Nov. 13, Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi walked free from seven years of house arrest in Rangoon.
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Myanmar’s military junta allowed pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to meet Friday with three diplomats — from the United States, Britain and Australia, according to her spokesman and a government official.
Sen. Jim Webb will meet with Myanmar’s prime minister Monday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, the Virginia Democrat’s office announced.
Myanmar’s imprisoned pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday she accepted a new shift in U.S. policy toward her country, her spokesman said