Freedom for Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi

Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi Released from House Arrest
Photographs by Redux for TIME

The daughter of Burmese independence hero General Aung San, who was assassinated when she was just 2 years old, Suu Kyi has been a symbol of political reform since 1988, when she ended up on a stage in front of half a million pro-democracy protesters. She was the 1991 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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