World’s opinion of Aung San Suu Kyi

“She is a hero of mine and a source of inspiration for all who work to advance basic human rights in Burma and around the world.”

Barack Obama, President of United States of America

“An inspiration to the world.”

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

“I can think of no better way of underlining her courage, sacrifice and importance than to describe her as Burma’s Nelson Mandela.”

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, active international advocate for peace, justice and reconciliation,

“Part of the problem.”

Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. (see full report here)