28 Jun '11, 5am

The uprisings in the Middle-East are an 'inspiration' to the people of Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi

The uprisings in the Middle-East are an 'inspiration' to the people of Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi

Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi said the uprisings in the Middle East served as an 'inspiration' to the people of military-dominated Myanmar. -- PHOTO: AFP BANGKOK - THE recent uprisings in the Middle East have been an 'inspiration' to the people of military-dominated Myanmar, pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said. 'We in Burma envy Egypt's quick and easy revolution,' the Nobel Peace Prize winner said in a BBC radio lecture due to be broadcast Tuesday, using the country's alternative name. 'Why is the Arab Spring an inspiration to the Burmese? Because we have lived it ourselves,' the dissident added, according to a transcript published in The Times of London newspaper. 'The universal human aspiration to be free has been brought home to us by recent developments in the Middle East. The Burmese are as excited by these events are as people elsewhere,' she said. Pro-d...

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