Gate that separated Suu Kyi from supporters during years of house arrest goes on auction block

February 2, 2015 3:59 AM

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Gate that separated Suu Kyi from supporters during years of house arrest goes on auction block

In this Nov. 13, 2010 photo, Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, center behind the gate, addresses her supporters from her house compound after her release from house arrest in Yangon, Myanmar. The iron gate that stood in front of the home of Myanmar's formerly imprisoned democracy icon, separating her from throngs of cheering supporters as she made speeches challenging the country's then-military rulers, is going on the auction block. Soe Nyunt, the current owner, said Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 the starting bid would be $200,000. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe) (The Associated Press)

Soe Nyunt, the current owner of the iron gate that stood in front of the home of Myanmar's formerly imprisoned democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, separating her from throngs of cheering supporters as she made speeches challenging the country's then-military rulers, poses for a picture in Yangon, Myan...

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