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Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is silhouetted as she speaks to Reuters during an exclusive interview in her office at the parliament in Naypyidaw, April  2015.    


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Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is silhouetted as she speaks to Reuters during an exclusive interview in her office at the parliament in Naypyidaw, April 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is silhouetted as she speaks to Reuters during an exclusive interview in her office at the parliament in Naypyidaw, April 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Aung San Suu Kyi, an opposition supporter in the Burmese national uprising, during an interview in Rangoon, August  1988.    REUTERS/Tom Thompson

Aung San Suu Kyi, an opposition supporter in the Burmese national uprising, during an interview in Rangoon, August 1988. REUTERS/Tom Thompson

Aung San Suu Kyi, an opposition supporter in the Burmese national uprising, during an interview in Rangoon, August 1988. REUTERS/Tom Thompson
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A man holds a portrait of General Aung San, father of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, during her speech on voter education in Shan state, Myanmar, September 2015.  REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A man holds a portrait of General Aung San, father of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, during her speech on voter education in Shan state, Myanmar, September 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A man holds a portrait of General Aung San, father of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, during her speech on voter education in Shan state, Myanmar, September 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Freed pro-democracry leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaking to hundreds of supporters at the gate of her Rangoon residential compound eleven days after her release from house arrest, July 1995.    REUTERS/Luis D'Orey

Freed pro-democracry leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaking to hundreds of supporters at the gate of her Rangoon residential compound eleven days after her release from house arrest, July 1995. REUTERS/Luis D'Orey

Freed pro-democracry leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaking to hundreds of supporters at the gate of her Rangoon residential compound eleven days after her release from house arrest, July 1995. REUTERS/Luis D'Orey
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Myanmar dissidents hold Aung San Suu Kyi pictures and shout slogans against Myanmar's military dictatorship during a protest in front of the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok, September 1999.    REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

Myanmar dissidents hold Aung San Suu Kyi pictures and shout slogans against Myanmar's military dictatorship during a protest in front of the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok, September 1999. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

Myanmar dissidents hold Aung San Suu Kyi pictures and shout slogans against Myanmar's military dictatorship during a protest in front of the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok, September 1999. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang
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The home of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, while she was under house arrest, on the banks of Inya Lake near Yangon, April 2010. 
    

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The home of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, while she was under house arrest, on the banks of Inya Lake near Yangon, April 2010. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

The home of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, while she was under house arrest, on the banks of Inya Lake near Yangon, April 2010. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Monks march through Yangon city center as bystanders join in an anti-government demonstration, September 2007. 


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Monks march through Yangon city center as bystanders join in an anti-government demonstration, September 2007. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Monks march through Yangon city center as bystanders join in an anti-government demonstration, September 2007. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Myanmar soldiers carry their weapons as they march during the Armed Forces Day parade in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, March 2010.     

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Myanmar soldiers carry their weapons as they march during the Armed Forces Day parade in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, March 2010. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar soldiers carry their weapons as they march during the Armed Forces Day parade in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, March 2010. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Aung San Suu Kyi speaks with supporters outside her home, where she was placed under house arrest for seven years, in Yangon, November 2010.       



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Aung San Suu Kyi speaks with supporters outside her home, where she was placed under house arrest for seven years, in Yangon, November 2010. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Aung San Suu Kyi speaks with supporters outside her home, where she was placed under house arrest for seven years, in Yangon, November 2010. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hugs Aung San Suu Kyi as they meet at Suu Kyi's house in Yangon, December 2, 2011.     

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hugs Aung San Suu Kyi as they meet at Suu Kyi's house in Yangon, December 2, 2011. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hugs Aung San Suu Kyi as they meet at Suu Kyi's house in Yangon, December 2, 2011. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Aung San Suu Kyi greets supporters from her vehicle after her speech in Myaungmya township, February 2012.     


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Aung San Suu Kyi greets supporters from her vehicle after her speech in Myaungmya township, February 2012. REUTERS/ Soe Zeya Tun

Aung San Suu Kyi greets supporters from her vehicle after her speech in Myaungmya township, February 2012. REUTERS/ Soe Zeya Tun
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Aung San Suu Kyi walks to take an oath at the lower house of parliament in Naypyitaw, May 2012.    REUTETS/Soe Zeya Tun

Aung San Suu Kyi walks to take an oath at the lower house of parliament in Naypyitaw, May 2012. REUTETS/Soe Zeya Tun

Aung San Suu Kyi walks to take an oath at the lower house of parliament in Naypyitaw, May 2012. REUTETS/Soe Zeya Tun
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An ethnic Rakhine man holds homemade weapons as he walks in front of houses that were burnt during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe, June 2012.       REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

An ethnic Rakhine man holds homemade weapons as he walks in front of houses that were burnt during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe, June 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

An ethnic Rakhine man holds homemade weapons as he walks in front of houses that were burnt during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe, June 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron greets Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Downing Street in London, June 2012.      REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron greets Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Downing Street in London, June 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron greets Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Downing Street in London, June 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Aung San Suu Kyi comforts a woman at a village in Sarlingyi township, March 2013.  REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Aung San Suu Kyi comforts a woman at a village in Sarlingyi township, March 2013. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Aung San Suu Kyi comforts a woman at a village in Sarlingyi township, March 2013. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Myanmar's firebrand Buddhist monk Wirathu talks in a supporter's home during a Reuters interview in Yangon, October 2015.   REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar's firebrand Buddhist monk Wirathu talks in a supporter's home during a Reuters interview in Yangon, October 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar's firebrand Buddhist monk Wirathu talks in a supporter's home during a Reuters interview in Yangon, October 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Supporters react as Aung San Suu Kyi gives a speech at her campaign rally for the upcoming general elections in Yangon, November 2015.     REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Supporters react as Aung San Suu Kyi gives a speech at her campaign rally for the upcoming general elections in Yangon, November 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Supporters react as Aung San Suu Kyi gives a speech at her campaign rally for the upcoming general elections in Yangon, November 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Hamida, a Rohingya refugee woman, weeps as she holds her 40-day-old son after he died as their boat capsized before arriving on shore in Shah Porir Dwip, Teknaf, Bangladesh, September 2017.     REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Hamida, a Rohingya refugee woman, weeps as she holds her 40-day-old son after he died as their boat capsized before arriving on shore in Shah Porir Dwip, Teknaf, Bangladesh, September 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Hamida, a Rohingya refugee woman, weeps as she holds her 40-day-old son after he died as their boat capsized before arriving on shore in Shah Porir Dwip, Teknaf, Bangladesh, September 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Myanmar military Commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing looks at Aung San Suu Kyi during Myanmar's top six-party talks at the Presidential palace at Naypyitaw, April 2015.       REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar military Commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing looks at Aung San Suu Kyi during Myanmar's top six-party talks at the Presidential palace at Naypyitaw, April 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar military Commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing looks at Aung San Suu Kyi during Myanmar's top six-party talks at the Presidential palace at Naypyitaw, April 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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The remains of a burned Rohingya village in an aerial photograph taken near Maungdaw, north of Rakhine State, Myanmar, September 2017.   REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

The remains of a burned Rohingya village in an aerial photograph taken near Maungdaw, north of Rakhine State, Myanmar, September 2017. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

The remains of a burned Rohingya village in an aerial photograph taken near Maungdaw, north of Rakhine State, Myanmar, September 2017. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech to the nation on the Rakhine and Rohingya situation, in Naypyitaw, September 2017.     REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech to the nation on the Rakhine and Rohingya situation, in Naypyitaw, September 2017. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech to the nation on the Rakhine and Rohingya situation, in Naypyitaw, September 2017. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A woman displaced in the conflict between the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Myanmar military for the control of an amber mine carries a child at a Christian church in Tanai township, Kachin state, June 2017.  
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A woman displaced in the conflict between the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Myanmar military for the control of an amber mine carries a child at a Christian church in Tanai township, Kachin state, June 2017. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A woman displaced in the conflict between the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Myanmar military for the control of an amber mine carries a child at a Christian church in Tanai township, Kachin state, June 2017. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Nayi Min, an editor at Eleven Media arrives after being detained at Tamwe court in Yangon, October 2018.  
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Nayi Min, an editor at Eleven Media arrives after being detained at Tamwe court in Yangon, October 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Nayi Min, an editor at Eleven Media arrives after being detained at Tamwe court in Yangon, October 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attends a joint news conference of the Japan-Mekong Summit Meeting in Tokyo, Japan, October 2018.     


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Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attends a joint news conference of the Japan-Mekong Summit Meeting in Tokyo, Japan, October 2018. Franck Robichon/Pool via Reuters

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attends a joint news conference of the Japan-Mekong Summit Meeting in Tokyo, Japan, October 2018. Franck Robichon/Pool via Reuters
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