Aung San Suu Kyi delivers address to Houses of Parliament

Delivering a historic address to a joint session of both Houses of Parliament, Aung San Suu Kyi said she was seeking practical help to address the problems still besetting her country.

Aung San Suu Kyi speaking in Westminster hall
Aung San Suu Kyi speaking in Westminster hall

The Nobel peace laureate received a standing ovation from MPs and peers in a packed Westminster Hall, and said the key to reform was the establishment of a strong parliamentary institution.

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Miliband hails Suu Kyi

Ed Miliband hailed Aung San Suu Kyi as "the most famous opposition leader in the world" as the Burmese pro-democracy campaigner opened Labour's new London headquarters.