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7/11/1995--Yangon, Myanmar (Rangoon, Burma)..Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first public appearance after 5 years of house arrest, at the front gate to her family compound at 54 University Avenue. As news spread of the Nobel Peace prize winner's release, nearly 10,000 ordinary citizens risked arrest to come greet her...Aung San Suu Kyi (born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese opposition politician and a former General Secretary of the National League for Democracy (NLD). In the 1990 general election, Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party won 59% of the national votes and 80% (392 of 492) of the seats in Parliament, leading some to claim that this implies Suu Kyi was elected Prime Minister. She had, however, already been detained under house arrest before the elections. She has remained under house arrest in Myanmar for almost 14 out of the past 20 years...Aung San Suu Kyi was the recipient of the Rafto Prize and the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 1990 and the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991. In 1992 she was awarded the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding by the Government of India. Aung San Suu Kyi is the third child and only daughter of Aung San, considered to be father of modern-day Burma...All photographs ©2010 Stuart Isett.All rights reserved. This image may not be reproduced without expressed written permission from Stuart Isett.