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International Celebrations for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's 66th Birthday

For the first time in 7 years, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi spent her birthday free from house arrest. Burma groups and non-governmental organizations around the world celebrated her birthday, expressing their support for Daw Suu and their solidarity with the people of Burma.

Check back on this page for coverage of events held around the world, as well as statements released on this occasion.

Posts about ‘Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s 66th Birthday’

Alms giving in honor of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s 66th Birthday

To celebrate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s 66th Birthday, her first free birthday in nine years, The Best Friend Library in Mae Sot took part in a alms giving to more than 400 monks from Mae Sot and Myawaddy […]

June 22, 2011 | Tags: , , | Read more >>

Aung San Suu Kyi birthday surprise flash mob in Chiang Mai

This past weekend was significant for millions of Aung San Suu Kyi supporters all around the world, as 19 June 2011 was Daw Suu’s first birthday to be celebrated outside of house arrest in seven years. In Chiang Mai, Thailand, members of The Best Friend Library joined dozens of other activists from many other Burma-related organizations to perform in surprise ‘flash mobs’ in honor of Aung San Suu Kyi in busy locales across the city […]

June 20, 2011 | Tags: , , | Read more >>

Aung San Suu Kyi 66th Birthday – New Briefing – Ban Ki-moon Must Act

As Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Burma’s democracy movement, celebrates her 66th birthday today, Burma Campaign UK calls for a revived UN effort to secure dialogue to solve the political problems in Burma.

In an updated briefing paper on Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma Campaign UK argues that the United Nations is failing to learn from previous experience in dealing with the dictatorship in Burma […]

June 19, 2011 | Tags: , , | Read more >>

Statement on the 66th Birthday of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

June 19th, 2011, is the 66th birthday of Burmese democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. This is the first birthday she will celebrate free after spending fifteen of the last twenty years under house arrest. Since her release, she has enthusiastically continued her struggle with unwavering political conviction. Therefore, the Women’s League of Burma (WLB) would like to express our great respect for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, and honor her on this special occasion […]

June 19, 2011 | Tags: , , , | Read more >>

Announcement from Overseas National Students’ Organization of Burma

Today is the 66th birthday of Nobel peace laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi who had been under house arrest for more than fifteen years in total but is now thankfully free.

We had our own rights and movements even though Burma was under control of British colonial system for more than 100 years but since the military junta involved and took the power briefly in 1959 and then completely in 1962 the country has completely lost all meaning of human rights and democracy.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi led the way and put the country on to international stage by following non violent Gandhian format and helped Burma towards becoming a democratic country. But she has been kept under house arrest for most of the past two decades […]

June 19, 2011 | Tags: , | Read more >>

Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) Celebrates Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Birthday

Burma’s democracy leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was born on 19 June 1945 from the parents General Aung San, Burma’s independence hero and Daw Khin Kyi. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the world’s renowned Nobel Peace Prize Laureate turns 66th on 19 June 2011 as the very first time ever as the free person after several years of house arrest. We salute her courage. She really is the icon of the Burmese people’s struggle for freedom and non-violent movement. She gives us hope, confidence and faith in our aspiration for democracy […]

June 19, 2011 | Tags: , , | Read more >>

အမ်ဳိးသားဒီမိုကေရစီအဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္ ေခါင္းေဆာင္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္၏ (၆၆) ႏွစ္ေျမာက္ေမြးေန႕

ဇြန္လ ၁၉ ရက္ေန႕သည္ အမ်ဳိးသားဒီမိုကေရစီအဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္ အေထြေထြအတြင္းေရးမွဴး ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္၏ ေမြးေန႕ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ထိုေန႕ကိုပင္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားေန႕ဟု အမ်ဳိးသားဒီမိုကေရစီ အဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္က သတ္မွတ္ခဲ့သည္။ ဤသို႕ သတ္မွတ္ရျခင္းမွာ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္သည္ […]

June 19, 2011 | Tags: , , , , | Read more >>

Canada Sends Best Wishes to Aung San Suu Kyi on Her Birthday

John Baird, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday:

“I would like to extend my heartfelt best wishes to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in celebration of her 66th birthday. This is the first time in several years that she has been able to celebrate her birthday while not confined to prison or house arrest […]

June 18, 2011 | Tags: , , | Read more >>

Celebrating Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s 66th Birthday

ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus-AIPMC Teleconference with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

For the first time the AIPMC has engaged with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi through teleconference which was held simultaneously in Jakarta and Bangkok . AIPMC MPs who presented were MP Eva Kusuma Sundari from Indonesia, the current president of the AIPMC, and the former president, MP Kraisak Choonhavan from Thailand […]

June 18, 2011 | Tags: , | Read more >>

လူထုေခါင္းေဆာင္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ ေနအိမ္အက်ယ္ခ်ဳပ္ လြတ္ေျမာက္စဥ္မွစ၍ လႈပ္ရွားမႈမ်ား

“လိုခ်င္တာကို လိုခ်င္ေနရံုနဲ႕ေတာ့ ရမွာမဟုတ္ဘူး။ လိုခ်င္ရင္ ရေအာင္ယူတတ္ရမယ္။” ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္

လူထုေခါင္းေဆာင္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ကို နအဖစစ္အစိုးရမွ ႏိုဝင္ဘာလ ၁၃ရက္ ၂၀၁၀ ခုႏွစ္မွာ ေနအိမ္အက်ယ္ခ်ဳပ္မွ ခၽြင္းခ်က္မရွိ လႊတ္ေပးခဲ့သည္။

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္သည္ ဤေနအိမ္အက်ယ္ခ်ဳပ္မွ လြတ္ေျမာက္လာခ်ိန္မွစ၍ ဒီမိုကေရစီ အေရးအတြက္ ျမန္မာျပည္သူလူထုႏွင့္ ႏိုင္ငံတကာ အသိုင္းအဝန္းမွ သူမႏွင့္အတူ ပူးေပါင္းပါဝင္ ၾကိဳးစားၾကရန္ ႏႈိးေဆာ္ျပီး အဓိက ဦးစားေပး လုပ္ငန္းအျဖစ္ လုပ္ေဆာင္လ်က္ရွိသည္။ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္သည္ အေမရိကန္ကိုယ္စားလွယ္ ဂၽြန္မက္ကိန္း၊ ဂ်ဳိးဇက္ယြန္၊  ကုလသမဂၢ အေထြေထြအတြင္းေရးမွဴး ကိုယ္စားလွယ္ ဗီေဂ်နမ္ဘီယာ  အစရွိသည့္ အေရးပါေသာ ပုဂၢိဳလ္မ်ားႏွင့္ လူကိုယ္တိုင္ ေတြ႕ဆံုေဆြးေႏြးမႈမ်ား ျပဳလုပ္ခဲ့သည့္အျပင္ ကမာၻတဝန္းရွိ ႏိုင္ငံေခါင္းေဆာင္ မ်ားႏွင့္လည္း အျခားေသာနည္းလမ္းမ်ားျဖင့္ ဆက္သြယ္ေဆြးေႏြးမႈမ်ား ျပဳလုပ္ခဲ့သည္။ ထို႕အျပင္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္သည္ လူငယ္မ်ားႏွင့္ ဆက္သြယ္ေရး နည္းပညာတိုးတက္လာေရး တို႕အေပၚလည္း အားေပးတိုက္တြန္းခဲ့သည္။ လူငယ္မ်ားႏွင့္ ကိုယ္တိုင္ေတြ႕ဆံုကာ အမ်ဳိးသားလူငယ္ကြန္ယက္ ကဲ့သို႕ေသာ လူငယ္ကြန္ယက္မ်ား ျဖစ္ေပၚလာေစရန္ တိုက္တြန္း ၾကိဳးပမ္းခဲ့သည္။ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္၏ လႈပ္ရွားမႈမ်ားထဲတြင္ လူမႈေရး လုပ္ငန္းသည္လည္း တစ္ခုအပါအဝင္ျဖစ္သည္။ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ႏွင့္ အမ်ဳိးသားဒီမိုကေရစီ အဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္သည္ သဘာဝေဘးအႏၱရာယ္ က်ေရာက္ေနသူမ်ားအေရး၊ လယ္သမားမ်ားအေရး အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအေရးႏွင့္ ပညာေရး လုပ္ငန္းမ်ားကို ကိုယ္တိုင္လုပ္ေဆာင္ရံုမွ်သာမက တျခားလုပ္ေဆာင္ေနသူမ်ား၊ အဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားကိုလည္း လႈိက္လိႈက္လွဲလွဲ ၾကိဳဆိုခဲ့သည္။ ထို႕အျပင္ ျပည္သူလူထုမ်ားႏွင့္ ပိုမိုရင္းႏွီးေႏြးေထြးစြာ ဆက္သြယ္ေဆြးေႏြးႏိုင္ရန္လည္း မၾကာမီကာလအတြင္းတြင္ ျမန္မာျပည္တဝန္း ခရီးထြက္ရန္ စီစဥ္မႈမ်ား စတင္လုပ္ေဆာင္ေနျပီျဖစ္သည္ […]

June 18, 2011 | Tags: , , | Read more >>