The Amnesty International Club at Vashon High School in Vashon Island, Washington held a telephone conference with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on December 10, 2010. Aung San Suu Kyi was released on November 13, 2010 after spending more than 15 of the past 21 years under house arrest and is now able to communicate with people from around the world.
The telephone conference was organized by Alix Clarke along with students Brooke Kipling and Emma Lodes. Teacher Harris Levinson helped the students pose questions to Aung San Suu Kyi. The group in attendance felt very honored to be able to ask her questions and hear her brilliant and insightful answers.
Click the play button below to listen to the call:
This video shows the call as it happens and the reaction from Kipling and Lodes.
And here’s the transcript of the call: