Nobel Demonstrators

Denied entry to Burma, eight Nobel peace laureates gathered in Thailand in hopes of bringing attention to the Rangoon regime's miserable human-rights record and to call for the release of a colleague. Aung San Suu Kyi, winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, is in her fourth year of house arrest in Rangoon. "She continues to inspire the people of Burma," said Costa Rica's former President Oscar Arias Sanchez, flanked by Tibet's Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa (standing). Mikhail Gorbachev and Mother Teresa, also Peace Prize recipients, sent messages of support.


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