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.
Myanmar's opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi talks to the media at The Global Development Summit, held on the sidelines of the 10th Special Olympics World Winter Games in Pyeongchang, on January 30, 2013. The democracy leader and Nobel peace laureate was a guest of honour at the opening of the Special Winter Olympics in the northeastern mountain resort of Pyeongchang.
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 said she knew "too well how it feels to be isolated" and removed from society.
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