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Suu Kyi Must Find Home in Lion's Den

2 April 2012

One of Aung San Suu Kyi’s first tasks as a Member of the Burmese Parliament since winning a seat in Sunday’s historic by-elections will be to find a home in the former junta stronghold of Naypyidaw. The new capital is a four-hour drive from her lakeside house in Rangoon, and the 66-year-old has extra considerations when searching for new digs. “Because, don’t forget, I have a dog,” the Nobel Peace Prize laureate told reporters. “And I will have to take him with me.”