Aung San Suu Kyi

The Washington Monument provides a backdrop as Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is guided by U.S. National Park Service Ranger Heath Mitchell (L) on a visit to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, U.S. September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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The Washington Monument provides a backdrop as Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is guided by U.S. National Park Service Ranger Heath Mitchell on a visit to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington 

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma (C) arrives at the White House in Washington, DC, September 14, 2016 for a meeting with US President Barack Obama.  / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSONJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

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State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar arrives at the White House in Washington for a meeting with US President Barack Obama

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi reviews honour guards during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

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Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi reviews honour guards during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China

National League for Democracy party (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Manama's parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Myanmar's parliament votes Tuesday to pick the country's next president from a group of three final candidates, including a front runner who is a longtime confidant of Nobel laureate Suu Kyi. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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National League for Democracy party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Manama’s parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Myanmar’s parliament votes Tuesday to pick the country’s next president from a group of three final candidates, including a front runner who is a longtime confidant of Nobel laureate Suu Kyi 

A vendor sells fans with the portrait of Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi outside the National League for Democracy (NLD) party headquarters in Yangon

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A vendor sells fans with the portrait of Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi outside the National League for Democracy (NLD) party headquarters in Yangon.

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Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrate as they hear the first official results of the elections outside the National League of Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon.

Myanmar general elections...epa05008489 A supporter of NLD, Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party looks on during the trishaws riding election campaign rally in Yangon, Myanmar, 03 November 2015. Myanmar will hold the general election on 08 November 2015.  EPA/RUNGROJ YONGRIT

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A supporter of NLD, Myanmar‘s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi‘s National League for Democracy party looks on during the trishaws riding election campaign rally in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar will hold the general election on Sunday 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi  greets supporters and Shan ethnic minorities on arrival at Tachileik airport in Shan State to campaign for National League for Democracy (NLD) on October 21, 2015.  European Union observers will be given access to voting on military bases for next month's Myanmar election, an official said, a move to bolster oversight of a poll billed as the country's fairest in decades.

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi greets supporters and Shan ethnic minorities on arrival at Tachileik airport in Shan State to campaign for National League for Democracy (NLD) on Wednesday

National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi during her election campaign rally in Kawhmu township on September 22, 2015. While her National League for Democracy (NLD) party is expected to triumph at key elections this year, Suu Kyi's pathway to the presidency is blocked by a controversial clause in Myanmar's junta-era constitution

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National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi during her election campaign rally in Kawhmu township on Tuesday. While her National League for Democracy (NLD) party is expected to triumph at key elections this year, Suu Kyi’s pathway to the presidency is blocked by a controversial clause in Myanmar’s junta-era constitution

US President Obama visit to Myanmar...epaselect epa04488931 US President Barack Obama (L) and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R) greet each other at the Suu Kyi's resident in Yangon, Myanmar, 14 November 2014. US President Barack Obama is visiting Myanmar from 12 to 14 November 2014 as part of his six-days visit including China and Australia from November 10-16. During his second time visit to Myanmar, Obama attended the East Asia Summit (EAS), the US-ASEAN Summit and held a bilateral meeting with President Thein Sein in Naypyitaw.  EPA/NYEIN CHAN NAING

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US President Barack Obama and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi greet each other at her house in Yangon, Myanmar

A policeman secures a university compound where U.S. President Barack Obama will meet members of different youth organisations, in Yangon...A policeman secures a university compound where U.S. President Barack Obama will meet members of different youth organisations, in Yangon November 14, 2014. Obama, visiting Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, said a provision in the Southeast Asian nation's constitution that prevents candidates from running for president because of their children's nationality made no sense. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS)

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A policeman secures a university compound where U.S. President Barack Obama will meet members of different youth organisations, in Yangon. Obama, visiting Myanmar‘s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, said a provision in the Southeast Asian nation’s constitution that prevents candidates from running for president because of their children’s nationality made no sense. 

yanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Parliament buildings on the Stormont estate in Belfast...Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Parliament buildings on the Stormont estate in Belfast, October 24, 2013 REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at the parliament buildings on the Stormont estate in Belfast

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu K...Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives on October 22, 2013 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, to receive the Sakharov Human Rights prize she won in 1990 at the height of the Myanmar military crackdown. She won the Sakharov Prize in 1990 as the military ignored elections won by her National League for Democracy party after a bloody popular uprising was suppressed. The military put Suu Kyi under house arrest for long periods and she was only freed in 2010, having insisted all the while on the need for reform and democracy in Myanmar.           AFP PHOTO/FREDERICK FLORINFREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, to receive the Sakharov EU human uights prize she won in 1990 at the height of the military crackdown in Myanmar