Dr. Daw Aung San Su Kyi – Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

Burmese peace activist Dr. Daw Aung San Su Kyi joins Dr Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, and Mother Teresa as the heroes of peace and human rights.

She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991. Under house arrest by the military junta in charge of Burma, she was not allowed to leave her home, much less Burma, to accept her award.

Twenty-one years later, in June of 2012, Dr. Daw Aung San Su Kyi traveled to the Nobel headquarters to accept her award. Here is her belated acceptance speech. (Starts at 9.00 minutes)

Belatedly, Dr. Daw Aung San Su Kyi accepts her Nobel Peace Price

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