Popular democracy activist Suu Kyi calls for protections for Myanmar’s mentally disabled: Suu Kyi is key in reforms from one of world’s worst dictatorships
Mentally disabled have right to participate: Suu Kyi
Myanmar opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi drew on her experience of decades under house arrest to appeal Wednesday against the social isolation of the mentally disabled. In a keynote speech at a conference on the sidelines of the 2012 Special Winter Olympics in the South Korean ski resort of Pyeongchang. Suu Kyi, house arrest, Special Winter Olympics, San Suu Kyi, disabled people, human rights, South Korean ski, intellectually disabled people, Nobel Peace Prize, mentally disabled athletes, human rights award, choices, pro-democracy uprising, Myanmar parliament, pro-democracy icon, social isolation, keynote speech, intellectual disabilities, military dictatorship, mental disabilities, Pyeongchang conference, four-day visit, southwestern city, decades, hope, Aung, sidelines, sacrifices, opposition, exclusion, resilience, decision-making, experience, resort, society, Wednesday, things, Seoul, poverty, release, theme, cycle, winner, address, communities, Gwangju, commitment, time.