Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday made first political trip outside Rangoon since her release from seven years of house arrest in November. A previous trip ended abruptly when assailants ambushed her entourage.
AP - Thousands of well-wishers lined roadsides in Myanmar to welcome opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as she tested the limits of her freedom Sunday by taking her first political trip into the countryside since being released from house arrest.
Portrait: Burmese pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi
She made a similar speech in Bago, implying that true democratic change will take time.
Date created : 2011-08-14