Freedom From Fear

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With forewords by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Václav Havel.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s collected writings – edited by her late husband, whom the ruling military junta prevented from visiting Burma as he was dying of cancer – reflects her greatest hopes and fears for her fellow Burmese people, and her concern about the need for international co-operation in the continuing fight for Burma’s freedom. Bringing together her most powerful speeches, letters and interviews, this remarkable collection gives a voice to Burma’s ‘woman of destiny’, whose fate remains in the hands of her enemies.

Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, and leader of Burma’s National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi is one of the world’s greatest living defenders of freedom and democracy, and an inspiration to millions worldwide.

*Aung San Suu Kyi’s extraordinary achievement has been to confront the regime peacefully, reasonably and persuasively … [in] one of the most laudable continuing acts of political courage –Financial Times

Such is the depth of passion and learning that she brings to her writings about national identity and its links with culture and language that she has attracted the admiration of

intellectuals around the world’ –Sunday Times

 

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With forewords by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Václav Havel.

Aung San Suu Kyi‘s collected writings – edited by her late husband, whom the ruling military junta prevented from visiting Burma as he was dying of cancer – reflects her greatest hopes and fears for her fellow Burmese people, and her concern about the need for international co-operation in the continuing fight for Burma’s freedom. Bringing together her most powerful speeches, letters and interviews, this remarkable collection gives a voice to Burma’s ‘woman of destiny’, whose fate remains in the hands of her enemies.

Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, and leader of Burma’s National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi is one of the world’s greatest living defenders of freedom and democracy, and an inspiration to millions worldwide.

*Aung San Suu Kyi‘s extraordinary achievement has been to confront the regime peacefully, reasonably and persuasively … [in] one of the most laudable continuing acts of political courage –Financial Times

Such is the depth of passion and learning that she brings to her writings about national identity and its links with culture and language that she has attracted the admiration of

intellectuals around the world’ –Sunday Times

 

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