Burma

Burmese Democracy Activist Receives Congressional Honors

Was awarded Congressional Gold Medal in 2008, while under arrest, but is now finally able to come accept honors in person

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Lawmakers united by their respect of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi have presented her with Congress' highest civilian honor in a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda.

Suu Kyi described it as one of the most moving days of her life.

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