Aung San Suu Kyi sworn in

After winning a seat in her country’s parliament, opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has taken her oath as a member of Myanmar’s parliament today, Wednesday, May 2.  Suu Kyi and 42 other members of her National League for Democracy had previously refused to take part in the swearing in ceremonies due to issues in the way the oath was worded. Suu Kyi announced her decision April 30 during a visit by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to Myanmar.

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