Carelton University will be awarding an honourary degree to Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi. The honorary Doctor of Laws will be presented in absentia at a special ceremony next Tuesday. Suu Kyi, whose party had won elections in 1990, has spent most of the past two decades under some form of detention by the military Junta that rules the country. She was finally released last September.
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