Aung San Suu Kyi's political debut in 1988
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Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's life in politics

Burmese military authorities have released Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest.

The pro-democracy leader had been detained for 15 of the past 21 years.

Mike Wooldridge has been looking back at the political life of the Nobel Peace Prize winner.

This profile includes special footage of her first political speech, in 1988, which has rarely been seen.

  • 13 Nov 2010