Aung san suu kyi (born june 19, 1945 in yangon, burma) is a human rights activist, nobel peace prize winner, and the current state counsellor of myanmar. Myanmar's rohingya: truth, lies and aung san suu kyi this is not the first time she has faced criticism over the rohingya it was the same story five years ago during a campaign that displaced. There's a low buzz at house of memories, a popular restaurant in yangon, where two 20-somethings in t-shirts are listening impatiently to a visitor's questions about aung san suu kyi, the.
March 6, 2018 state counsellor daw aung san suu kyi via he ambassador aung lynn embassy of myanmar 2300 s street, nw washington, dc, 20008 dear state counsellor daw aung san suu kyi. The outgoing un human rights chief says myanmar's de-facto leader aung san suu kyi should have resigned over the military's violent campaign against the rohingya muslim minority last year zeid ra. The government of myanmar and its de facto head, nobel peace laureate aung san suu kyi, are facing renewed international condemnation this comes after two reuters journalists, wa lone and kyaw soe oo, were sentenced to seven years in prison for breaking an official secrets law. Aung san suu kyi, left, myanmar's foreign minister and de facto leader, walks with senior gen min aung hlaing, myanmar's commander in chief, in naypyidaw, myanmar, on may 6, 2016.
The jailing of two reuters journalists has shredded what remains of nobel laureate aung san suu kyi's reputation as a rights champion, critics say, after she failed to come to their defence or. Aung san suu kyi can still use the pulpit of a politician to speak out when she sees wrong she ought to defend a free press and the rule of law to do otherwise is to let down all those who. In 2015, ahead of the first free and fair elections in myanmar for decades, there was only one name on everyone's lips: aung san suu kyi the human rights activist and nobel peace prize laureate.
Myanmar leader aung san suu kyi has defended her government's actions in rakhine state which have forced more than 700,000 muslim-majority rohingya to flee their homes and seek refuge in. Three years ago, the world cheered as nobel peace prize winner and democracy icon aung san suu kyi swept elections in myanmar, promising a new dawn after half a century of military dictatorship. The image of myanmar's leader, aung san suu kyi, was one of untrammelled moral rectitude, remote dignity and immense personal authority — until very recently the united nations report.
Canada's parliament revoked myanmar leader aung san suu kyi's honorary citizenship it comes as the world's top court conducts a preliminary probe into the mass exodus of the rohingya people from. It is not just aung san suu kyi who has been humiliated by the un's damning report into the genocide committed by the burmese military against the country's rohingya muslims. Aung san suu kyi even refused to refer to the ethnic group by its name, and has missed several opportunities to speak publicly about the issue, including the un general assembly in new york last.
From aung san suu kyi or any recipient who fundamentally violates the very principles for which they were recognised it is a nonsense for the the nobel committee to hide behind the retrospective. The bbc asked aung san suu kyi and the head of the myanmar armed forces for a response but neither of them has replied.
Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for burmese leader aung san suu kyi to be stripped of her nobel peace prize because of her country's persecution of its. Myanmar's aung san suu kyi met on friday with 10 ethnic militias that have signed the government's cease-fire accord, stressing the need for more discussions on ethnic autonomy and the. Aung san suu kyi's enduring domestic support notwithstanding, the constraints of the rigid political system she is working within impede progress toward further democratic consolidation such. Aung san suu kyi: the inside story why did one of the most recognisable human rights heroines of the past half-century do nothing about shocking human rights violations taking place in her own.