Myanmar opposition activist Aung San Suu Kyi collected the European Union democracy prize she was awarded more than two decades ago while under house arrest.
Pope Francis has urged Myanmar to uphold human rights and respect all ethnic groups during a highly anticipated address in the capital, Naypyidaw. Despite pleas from rights groups, he did not mention Rohingya Muslims.
Bob Geldof has returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin as a protest against Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who also holds the honor. The Irish singer labeled Suu Kyi a "handmaiden to genocide."
Myanmar's leader has visited Rakhine for the first time since a bloody crackdown created vast numbers of refugees. Myanmar's government says it has begun a repatriation plan but thousands of refugees continue to flee.
The Oxford College where Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied has taken her portrait down from public display. This follows international criticism over her role in her country’s humanitarian crisis.
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