CALD Awards Honorary Individual Membership
to Daw Aung Suu Kyi
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
The Council of Asian Liberals and
(CALD) awarded the honorary individual membership
plaque to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
, Nobel Peace Laureate,
Burma’s leader of the opposition, and one of Asia's most
revered icons of democracy
on 20 September 2010 at the
sidelines of the UK Liberal
Democrats Annual Conference
held in Liverpool, UK.
Daw Suu is the first person to be awarded such title by CALD.
The plaque was received on Daw Suu’s behalf by Ms. Zoya
Phan, International Coordinator of the Burma Campaign, UK. It
was presented to her by CALD Chair Dr. Rajiva Wijesinha and Secretary
General Dr. Neric Acosta, along with the other members of the
CALD Delegation to the conference.
Liberal International with its President Hon. Hans van Baalen,
MP also witnessed the event.
In bestowing the honorary individual membership title to Daw
Aung San Suu Kyi, CALD once again affirms its unwavering
support and solidarity to the people of Burma in their
continuing struggle for justice, freedom and democracy.