Aung San Suu Kyi

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Aung San Suu Kyi

* She demonstrates God's justice by puttig her life on the line for the freedom ofothers. * She was put under house arresrt for simply speaking her mind, a selfless act of justice. In this way she also reflects God's love by putting others before herself.

"My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace - it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty."

http://burmacampaign.org.uk/about-burma/a-biography-of-aung-san-suu-kyi/http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1991/kyi-bio.htmlhttp://www.biography.com/people/aung-san-suu-kyi-9192617

June 19, 1945 (age 70)Native Country: Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi

*Focus on building love in your relationships.*Encourage God's message to love all people. *Pray for those suffering in other countries that do not have the same freedomsas we do.*Stand up for people in your community who are put down or discouraged.

Justice for Burma Burma

Spread the Love

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* Her fight for Democracy reflects Jesus' teachings of human dignity; to see the image of God in every human and love all people the best we can.

*A voice for the citizens of Burma, she spoke up for the right of allowing all to excercise their natural freedoms.

*She follows the the teachings of the Church that human beings are meant to live in loving relationships with one another.

Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League of Democracy (NLD).

* She faught for Democracy and freedom for Burma by giving numerous speeches and participating in political activities.

* By being a human rights activist for her country, she is calling people to live in loving relationship with one another

The human person is the clearest reflection of God's presence in the world; all of the Church's work in pursuitof both justice and peace is designed to protect and promote the dignity of every person. For each person notonly reflects God, but is the expression of God's creative work and the meaning of Christ's redemptive ministry.The Challenge of Peace, U.S. Catholic Bishops, 1983, #15.

"Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute." -Psalm 82:3

*By inspiring people to have faith and work togather, she advocates God's loving relationship with the Church.

Alexa Abounader


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