November 2013 – Daw Aung San Suu Kyi makes first visit to Australia


Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded an honorary doctorate from UTS and the University of Sydney, in her first official visit to Australia.

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who spent 15 years under house arrest until her release in 2010, spoke of her party’s battle for democracy in Myanmar to a packed audience at the Sydney Opera House.

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