Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. PHOTO/FILE/COURTESY

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi: Prisoner of generals

What you need to know:

  • Suu Kyi's elevation to a democracy champion happened almost by accident when she returned home in 1988 to nurse her dying mother.

After years on the front lines of Myanmar's battle for democracy, 76-year-old Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is once again a prisoner of the military, facing the bleak possibility of decades in detention.

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