Burma, America, The World, Art, Literature, Political Economy through the eyes of a Permanent Exile.
"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the oppressed. Sometimes we must interfere. . . There is so much injustice and suffering crying out for our attention . . . writers and poets, prisoners in so many lands governed by the left and by the right." Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize Speech, 1986, Oslo.
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Saturday, June 16, 2012
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi tries to recall how she felt when she heard she had won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991
She was then under her first bout of house arrest and would not be released till 1995.