Alexander Aris, the 18-year-old son of Aung San Suu Kyi delivered a speech on her behalf in Oslo in 1991.
He told the gathering in Oslo, his mother accepted the Nobel Peace Prize not in her own name but "in the name of all those men, women and children who...continue to sacrifice their well-being, their freedom and their lives in the pursuit of a democratic Burma."
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