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Empty chair for Aung San Suu Kyi

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During her period under house arrest, the Elders placed an empty chair at each of their board meetings to honour Aung San Suu Kyi and her country’s other political prisoners. Daw Suu Kyi stepped down as Honorary Elder following her election to Parliament in April 2012.

These photos show the Elders with an empty chair for Aung San Suu Kyi at their board meeting in Morocco in May 2009.

Credit: Jeff Moore | The Elders

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