This courageous, peace-loving woman “celebrates” her 65th birthday today, locked in her dilapidated lakeside compound. She has spent 15 of the past 20 birthdays in confinement – the world’s only imprisoned Nobel Peace Laureate.
Our Foreign Office is encouraging people from around the world to post birthday greetings on Facebook, which British diplomats have pledged to pass on to Suu Kyi's representatives.
“There is no doubting the power of radio”– those are the words of Amnesty International – who this week launched a major new financial appeal to supply thousands of radios to the Burmese people.
There is no doubting the power of prayer either …
Pray for her – and for the oppressed nation of Burma.