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    Muslim Community in Myanmar

    Matt Dillon talked about his trip to Myanmar, formerly called Burma, and the plight of the ethnic Muslim community living there. He spoke primarily about the Rohingya ethnic Muslim minority…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Deputy State Department Spokesperson Mark Toner briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of international topics, including recent elections in Burma (Myanmar) and…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Aung San Suu Kyi

    Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of her leadership and steadfast commitment to human rights and for promoting freedom, peace and democracy in her home country of…

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    U.S. Policy in Asia

    National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon previewed President Obama’s trip to Southeast Asia that included stops in Burma and Cambodia, where he was to attend a conference with Chinese and…

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    U.S.-Myanmar Relations

    Aung San Suu Kyi spoke about U.S.-Myanmar (Burma) relations, and she received the Asia Society’s Global Vision Award. She said that many obstacles remain in her country’s path to democracy and…

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    Book Discussion on The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

    Peter Popham talked about his biography of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi, the longtime opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize-recipient who spent 15 years under house arrest. She was finally…

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    Aung San Suu Kyi Speech

    After serving nearly two decades under house arrest, Burma’s (Myanmar) pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi addressed a joint session of British Parliament gathered in Westminster Hall.…