Aung San Suu Kyi
Speaking Out After 15 Years of House Arrest

Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Burma’s democracy movement and winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, gives her first TV interview after being released from house arrest. Not only does she address the emotional toll of her experience, she also describes the day-to-day routines that sustained her. Although Suu Kyi endured 15 years of almost complete isolation, she explains that she “did not suffer greatly.”

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