Suu Kyi

Local News
12:12 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Burma's Suu Kyi Asks Louisville Crowd for Support

Nobel Peace Price winner and democratic activist Aung San Suu Kyi  says support from the United States must continue to encourage  democratic reforms in Burma, also known as Myanmar.

Suu Kyi addressed a crowd at the University of Louisville Monday morning as part of the school’s McConnell Center lecture series.

She’s on a two-week U.S. visit that’s both a celebration of her recent election to the Burmese parliament, and a political trip to ask for continued support of her country’s democratic reforms.

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