On June 16, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi finally delivered an acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize bestowed on her 21 years ago. To her people, Suu Kyi has long been the symbol of the freedom movement against Myanmar’s military dictatorship. Her push for democracy and iconic status as daughter of General Aung San, an independence hero of the country, led to her being kept under house arrest for many years. Becoming one of the world’s most prominent political prisoners, she won the Nobel award in 1991. But Suu Kyi was detained and unable to accept the prize.