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City of London to debate stripping Aung San Suu Kyi of freedom award - The Guardian

Concern over Burmese leader's response to treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya people prompts review by City of London council. Ben Quinn · @BenQuinn75. Sat 7 Oct 2017 07.15 EDT Last modified on Sat 7 Oct 2017 10.56 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Myanmar's minority strife - East Asia Forum

Author: David I Steinberg, Georgetown University. Since independence in 1948, Myanmar has experienced multiple ethnic rebellions. As the Cold War ended and the internally stabilising effect of international confrontation faded, this already fragmented ...and more »

Bob Geldof is “sick” of the world—blame Donald Trump, Aung San Suu Kyi, and “old culture” - Quartz

Bob Geldof, the veteran singer-songwriter who turned political activist, is “sick of it.” “It” being the politicians getting in the way of a better world Geldof wants to bring to existence, as well as “old culture.” Geldof is well-known for speaking ...and more »

Five Steps to Peace in Myanmar - Project Syndicate

The bloodshed in Myanmar has uprooted hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya, eroded the prestige of government leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and damaged the credibility of ASEAN and the United Nations. The crisis can be resolved, but not without ...and more »

Bob Geldof brands Aung San Suu Kyi 'one of the great ethnic cleansers' - The Guardian

Singer takes aim at Myanmar leader and casts Putin and Trump as 'autocrats who insult us as human beings' in forthright speech at Bogotá youth summit. Global development is supported by. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation About this content · Kate Hodal.and more »

Democracy Wasn't the Panacea for Myanmar - lareviewofbooks

MYANMAR SEEMED HEADED for a happy ending in November 2015, when the National League for Democracy (NLD), the party of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, swept the country's landmark election, ending a period of repressive military ...and more »

Nobel peace prize winner Suu Kyi is in danger of losing the freedom of Glasgow - The Times

Aung San Suu Kyi, the international democracy campaigner and de facto leader of Burma, is set to be stripped of Glasgow's highest honour over her failure to speak out against ethnic cleansing. Ms Suu Kyi, who won a Nobel peace prize in 1991, was ...and more »

Myanmar cardinal defends country's embattled leader - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

MANCHESTER, England - Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar, has defended his country's leader in the face of global criticism over the alleged ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya minority. Bo said Aung San Suu Kyi, state counselor, still represented the ...and more »

'I loathe these people. I'm sick of them': Bob Geldof condemns Myanmar's Suu Kyi for 'becoming one of the great ... - Daily Mail

Sir Bob Geldof has delivered searing criticism of a number of world leaders, saying he is 'sick of them'. At the opening ceremony of the One Young World Summit in Bogota, Colombia, Sir Bob turned his particular attention to State Counsellor Aung San ...and more »

Rohingya crisis in Myanmar after attacks - Global Journalist

leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy won a sweeping victory in elections that year, a milestone in moving the southeast Asian nation towards democracy and away from decades of military rule. Now both ...and more »