For almost 30 years Aung San Suu Kyi has been a stalwart in the fight for democratic reforms in Myanmar. Her steadfast support of non-violent change has won her the love of her people and the respect of the international community.
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.
In a DW interview, Iranian rights activist Shirin Ebadi has criticized fellow Nobel peace laureate and Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi for ignoring the Rohingya plight. But Ebadi says Suu Kyi deserved the Nobel Prize.
Aung San Suu Kyi has again refused to mention the humanitarian crisis unfolding on Myanmar's border with Bangladesh. More than 125,000 Rohingya have fled their villages amid reports of military attacks and mass killings.
Rohingya refugees have gathered along Myanmar's coast after walking from their villages to escape an army crackdown and ongoing communal violence. They are trying to join hundreds of thousands of others in Bangladesh.
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