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Myanmar.s Suu Kyi urges "freedom from fear" on World AIDS Day
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Myanmar Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi urged greater openness and compassion in the global struggle against AIDS as experts warned against complacency despite falling infection rates.

Suu Kyi, the UNAIDS global advocate for HIV/AIDS victims, drew parallels between the plight of sufferers and her own struggle for democracy at the launch on World AIDS Day of a new "zero discrimination" campaign and a conference to be held in Australia in July.

Last year, 1.6 million people died from AIDS-related causes, down from 1.8 million in 2011 and 2.3 million in 2005, according to the United Nations.
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