Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi's Speech at University of Oxford, 20 June 12

The reason why I've emphasized the rule of law so much in my political work is because this is what we all need if we are to really proceed towards democracy. - Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi delivers her acceptance speech upon receiving her honorary degree from the University of Oxford at the June 20, 2012 Encaenia ceremony. This took place in the midst of her first visit to Europe in 24 years following being released from years of unjust imprisonment.

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While in London, Suu Kyi also had a private meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. On June 21, 2012 she delivered a speech in the British parliament.

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