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'For the U2 audience and anyone campaigning for her release for over ten years… it's a big deal.'

Speaking to RTE News ahead of Electric Burma in Dublin tonight, Bono described his time with Aung San Suu Kyi, how she 'wanted to thank  the Irish people,  Amnesty International and the U2 audience…' and his 'impertinence' in writing Walk On.

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kcheeks
29 June, 2012
Thank you, Bono!
It has been such an honor to be a part of something worth while and truely amazing. I live in music and sometimes ignore what is going on outside of my little world. Thank you for your passion and compassion and the awareness you have brought to me. You truely make the world a better place.
jatgolf
21 June, 2012
new record
loved seeing U2 at chicago,atlanta, and tampa bay. can't wait to hear new stuff, the boys have to be working on a few songs. take time and make it one that will stand the test of time.
musicabona
21 June, 2012
A singing bird
Wonderful interview! With "Walk On" U2 dedicated a moving song to this incredible and courageous woman who had never ceased to fight for her country. Her release was a huge contribution to more humanity and dignity in our world.It is great that Aung San Suu Kyi visited Dublin.
daltonsisters
18 June, 2012
Thank you!
So great to have this glimpse into Bono's meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi and the impact she has had on him. Love this!
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