FOSTER KLUG / The Associated PressJan 24, 2018
An upset Bill Richardson, former governor of New Mexico, calls the advisory body a “whitewash and a cheerleading operation” for Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / Truthdig and Larry GrossSep 10, 2017
Narratives about his supporters leave out important data; Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is under pressure to condemn the Rohingya massacre. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 2, 2012
She's attracted international attention to her cause, and now she's bringing change to her native Burma, as pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi led her political party, the National League for Democracy, to claim 40 of 45 parliamentary seats up for the vote in last weekend's by-elections. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 30, 2011
Malaysian-born Michelle Yeoh is one of very few actors to have found onscreen success in her home base of Hong Kong as well as in Hollywood But since she played the part of Burmese political crusader Aung San Suu Kyi in Luc Besson's (more). Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 28, 2010
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton top the USA Today/Gallup Poll lists of the most admired men and women in 2010 Obama has lost some love since last year, but still has more admiration among Americans than the rest of the top 10 combined (more). Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 13, 2010
Reports are streaming in that suggest Burmese military authorities have authorized the release of pro-democracy superstar Aung San Suu Kyi after a national election in the junta-led country. Suu Kyi has lived the past seven years under house arrest and 15 of the past 21 years in state-sponsored detention. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 6, 2010
As Burma approaches its first election in 20 years, a “distributed denial of service” attack has paralyzed Internet use within the country, knocking Burmese citizens from online communication in what analysts believe is an attempt by the ruling military dictatorship to restrict the flow of information. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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