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Saturday: Aung San Suu Kyi delivers 1991 Nobel Prize speech

Religion / Buddhism : Shambhala SunSpace

Via NobelPrize.org: “Aung San Suu Kyi, awarded the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights, is finally coming to Oslo, Norway, to deliver her Nobel Lecture.  [...] Suu Kyi was under house a...

Why Aung San Suu Kyi is unlikely to have her Nobel Peace Prize revoked

News : BlogPost

Aung San Suu Kyi won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her campaign for democracy in Burma. At the time, it wasn't clear if she even knew she had won the prize: Suu Kyi had been placed under strict house arrest by the country's milita...

How a humanitarian crisis tarnished Nobel winner Aung San Suu Kyi's legacy, perhaps forever

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Greenspace

She was once synonymous with the struggle against oppression. In accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, she called for “a world free from the displaced, the homeless and the hopeless.” But Aung San Suu Kyi has missed perhaps her greatest ...

Petition seeks to revoke Suu Kyi's Nobel over Rohingya crisis

Academics / General Science : This Could Be Big

Thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for the Nobel committee to revoke Aung San Suu Kyi's peace prize over the Myanmar government's treatment of its Rohingya Muslims. "The de facto ruler of Myanmar Aung San Suu...

Nobel institute: Myanmar leader can't be stripped of prize

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

The organization that oversees the Nobel Peace Prize says the 1991 prize awarded to Myanmar's Aung Sang Suu Kyi cannot be revoked. The Norwegian Nobel Institute on Friday said that … Click to Continue »

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