Myanmar: Birthday Wishes for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

This week, many Myanmar Bloggers are celebrating and sending their wishes for Burmese Opposition Leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's 62nd Birthday on the 19th June 2007.

For years, the country's famous pro-democracy leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has to celebrate her birthday under house arrest; every year people wishes for her release but till now all the wishes are in vain. It is agonizing to see years after years of her resistant and suffering for the faith of the country. Her persistent is deeply admired and the respect for her grows in the hearts of many Myanmar youth.

Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi (image byStephen Brookes)
Many of the bloggers have written the poems, essays, good will wishes and show her their earnest support.
Here are some of the posts of notice.




It is interesting to see how people address her over the years. She was known as the Daughter of the Union of Myanmar, The Voice of Hope, The Lady and many other praises. For this 62nd Birthday, many bloggers addressed her as the Mother of the country.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s House
Aung San Suu Kyi's Home at No 54 University Avenue in Yangoon. (image byStephen Brookes)

Meanwhile, Burmanet reported that the special reinforced securities have been applied near her house to control her birthday celebration.

Three NLD’s members who attended the celebration were arrested by authorities, he added.

Sources in Rangoon said that authorities began reinforcing security near Suu Kyi’s Inya lakeside residence and extended barbed wire
barricades o­n her street since Monday night.

Other NLD members in Shwebo in Mandalay Division also were threatened by a military-backed mob that threw stones at the Mandalay
NLD office and placed sharp rivets that can puncture a motorbike’s tire o­n a road near the building, according to Tint Tint, an NLD

For “The Lady” with prayers and wishes, hope you have a peaceful birthday.


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