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Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits House of Commons

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron greets Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi in Downing Street in London on June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

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Burmese revolutionary and statesman General Aung San (1915 - 1947) arrives at 10 Downing Street to negotiate independence for Burma with the British government on January 13, 1947 in London, England. General Aung San's visit to London was referenced in his daughter Aung San Suu Kyi's historic address to both Houses of Parliament.

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Aung San Suu Kyi makes an address to both houses of parliament in Westminster Hall. Suu Kyi's address made her the fifth foreign dignitary since World War II to be accorded the rare honor.


Aung San Suu Kyi delivers an address to both Houses of Parliament, in Westminster Hall.

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Aung San Suu Kyi (C) mingles with guests following her address.

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