stillness: Aung San Suu Kyi

OUT OF DEEP DARKNESS your little lamp has shone across the planet; your stillness has moved the world … We hail you with joy as you appear in Oxford once more.

Professor Richard Jenkyns, the Public Orator, addressed these words in Latin to Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese democracy leader, who received her honorary doctorate from the University of Oxford nineteen years after it was awarded