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Supporters rally for Suu Kyi's release

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posted on Jun, 19 2010 @ 08:39 AM

CNN) -- Demonstrators around the world plan to show their support for Aung San Suu Kyi at rallies celebrating the pro-democracy leader's 65th birthday Saturday, while international leaders renewed calls for her release.

Suu Kyi, a Nobel peace laureate, has spent 14 of the past 20 years under house arrest in Myanmar, which is also known as Burma.

"I once again call on the Burmese government to release Aung San Suu Kyi and all political prisoners immediately and unconditionally, and to allow them to build a more stable, prosperous Burma that respects the rights of all its citizens," President Obama said in a statement Friday.

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We should all be pressuring the Burmese Government to release Suu Kyi.

She's a Nobel Peace Laureate for god sakes, and a REAL one at that.

This is an atrocity and prevents countries like Burma from moving forward.



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