The manner in which a fragile woman with the power of empty hands wrought a miracle, melting decades of totalitarian dominance, is the stuff of history. The world savours this moment as its own. This is the Gandhi moment, the Mandela moment of the 21st Century. In an era of ISIL killings and chronic violent wars in the middle east for ‘democracy’, a woman from the east has once again affirmed the moral superiority of non violence.
– Amal Aung Zaw
For a sense of how historic this win is and for a testament of the power of peace see the full article: http://eurekastreet.com.au/article.aspx?aeid=45699#.VkUP9r-Flo0