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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi to miss UN General Assembly

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to miss next week’s UN General Assembly as criticism of her handling of the Rohingya crisis grows. Some 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed to Bangladesh since violence in Rakhine state escalated last month. Ms Suu Kyi is facing allegations from supporters in the West that she has failed to speak out ...

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Desmond Tutu chides Suu Kyi over silence on Burma ‘ethnic cleansing’

South Africa Anti-Apartheid campaigner and social rights activist, Desmond Tutu has condemned Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi for her silence on the painful and dreaded ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Rohingya Muslims in her country. The 85-year-old South African archbishop, who has formally retired from active work said he was forced to write publicly on the matter due to Madam Suu Kyi’s posture. ...

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