Ambassador Siv.

Sichan Siv: Refugee, Ambassador, Bush Fan

October 19, 2012 • 0
On Friday, October 12, former United Nations ambassador Sichan Siv visited Yale to speak at an event hosted by the Alliance for Southeast Asian Students (ALSEAS) and the Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) in Linsly Chittendon Hall. Born in Cambodia, Ambassador Sichan Siv escaped the nation’s Pol Pot regime in 1976, arriving in the United »
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, y'all! Factoid: though "Daw" (which means "aunt") is not part of her name, it's an honorific akin to madame.

Mother Suu

October 5, 2012 • 1
I was born after Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was first placed under house arrest in 1989. For many Burmese youth of my generation, Daw Suu was just an idea. We glimpsed her in banned copies of her collected writings, Freedom from Fear and Letters from Burma. We saw images of her on the Internet. »