Davos 2011: Aung San Suu Kyi Calls for Responsible Investment in Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi has addressed the World Economic Forum from Burma in a taped address, calling for investors “to put a premium on respect for the law, on environmental and social factors, on the rights of workers, on job creation and on the promotion of technological skills”. The General Secretary of the National League … Read more Davos 2011: Aung San Suu Kyi Calls for Responsible Investment in Burma

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to Another 18 Months House Arrest

The Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was today sentenced to three years in jail reduced to 18 months house arrest. The judges in Myanmar found that the Nobel peace laureate had violated the terms of her house arrest when an American man swam across a lake to warn her about an assassination attempt. … Read more Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to Another 18 Months House Arrest