Patrick WinnFebruary 24, 2014 04:02
YANGON — In the West, Aung San Suu Ky is nearly sacrosanct. Prim yet defiant, she is seen as a righteous Nobel Peace Prize recipient who has suffered through tyranny to lead Myanmar’s oppressed toward a brighter future. Having been released from confinement three years ago, she has announced her intention to run for president. But as the historic election looms, the Nobel laureate’s ambitions are complicated by legal challenges and by her tarnished reputation.