Beauty queen takes Myanmar's democratic fight to international stage

BANGKOK - Myanmar model Han Lay did not win last week's Miss Grand International beauty pageant, but she'll be remembered as one of its most impassioned contestants.

5/4/2021 4:55:00 PM

WATCH: Myanmar model Han Lay made heads turn during this year's Miss Grand International beauty pageant, where she gave an emotive speech pleading for 'urgent international help' for her country. Read more:

BANGKOK - Myanmar model Han Lay did not win last week's Miss Grand International beauty pageant, but she'll be remembered as one of its most impassioned contestants.

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Is sanctions helping or worsening the situation... The American has killed millions in Middle East...I wonder if there is one out there who feels for the innocent children and women being killed. WHY no sanction on America? 'Beauty queens need to smile every time, need to connect with every people, very personally,' said Ms Han Lay, 22. 'I can't be happy here because (while) I do daily activities here, so many people died in Myanmar.'