Sphere Of Influence

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Sphere of Influence
Aung San Suu Kyi influenced the people of Myanmar or Burma, which is East of India. The People of Myanmar were influenced by her because she spoke up against the harsh rule of dictator U Ne Win without using violent actions. Suu Kyi became the General Secretary of a new democratic party called "National League of Democracy (NLD)." This position helped Suu Kyi speak up against U Ne Win because of her political power. Being the daughter of someone who influenced Myanmar, former Commander of the Burma (Myanmar) Independence Army, Aung San, she has gained much popularity because of her father, but also because she was brave enough to speak up against Ne Win to achieve democracy and human rights. Dictator U Ne Win resigned,
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Suu Kyi helped people to achieve human rights by speaking up against dictator U Ne Win. Suu Kyi had courage to speak up against U Ne Win for the people of Myanmar and was fearless even though she was put under house arrest for 15 years. She was determined not to give up for what she has been fighting for even though she confronted a few difficulties. Suu Kyi showed kindness and understanding of her people and also to those who didn’t entirely agree with her. She was also selfless for fighting for others, even if it means she has to leave her loved ones and give up her own freedom. Suu Kyi was sincere and brave with what she wanted to accomplish, she also didn't harm anyone while trying to accomplish her goals. Suu Kyi showed willpower by working towards what she strongly wanted to…show more content…
Also known as "The Lady" as she won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991; also an outstanding example of the power of the powerless. Suu Kyi spent her time between 1989-2010 in some sort of detention because of her efforts to bring democracy to the military which ruled Myanmar. This made her an international symbol of peaceful resistance in the face of cruelty. She didn’t use violent actions to accomplish her goals which is one of the reasons why she is a great example to many people. Suu Kyi spoke out to help many people who don’t have rights; and also to achieve democracy for Myanmar, her hometown. Aung San Suu Kyi still today, is fighting for democracy and human rights because she believes in human rights and will always help and fight for these things. Aung San Suu Kyi, the woman known as "The Lady", known because she was brave enough to speak up against dictator U Ne Win, and also the first woman to serve as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar, the Minister of the President's Office, the Minister of Electric Power and Energy, and the Minister of Education; Aung San Suu Kyi served as all of these which is one of the reasons why she is known
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