Burma http://wkyufm.org en Speaking in Kentucky, Burma's Opposition Hero Supports Lifting Sanctions http://wkyufm.org/post/speaking-kentucky-burmas-opposition-hero-supports-lifting-sanctions <p>Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she supports the lifting of remaining U.S. sanctions against her Asian country because the time has come for her countrymen to take full responsibility to root out any remaining human rights abuses. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 15:32:00 +0000 Associated Press 19657 at http://wkyufm.org Speaking in Kentucky, Burma's Opposition Hero Supports Lifting Sanctions Burmese Opposition Hero to Speak in Kentucky http://wkyufm.org/post/burmese-opposition-hero-speak-kentucky <p>Nobel Peace Prize winner and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner for two decades, will speak at the University of Louisville. The university says in a news release that Suu Kyi will speak Sept. 24 as a guest of the McConnell Center. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 13:24:23 +0000 Associated Press 19158 at http://wkyufm.org Burmese Opposition Hero to Speak in Kentucky McConnell: Don't Let Up on All Burma Sanctions Yet http://wkyufm.org/post/mcconnell-dont-let-all-burma-sanctions-yet <p itemprop="articleBody">The Senate Republican leader wants to renew an import ban on Myanmar to give the U.S. leverage to prompt further reforms in the military-dominated state. Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky introduced a resolution Tuesday that would renew sanctions for another year but would accommodate the Obama administration&#39;s waiver of restrictions on investment and financial services announced last month. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 16:12:47 +0000 Associated Press 13912 at http://wkyufm.org