Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of the Holocaust not only to punish genocide but to prevent it. And yet, the tatters of the shredded promise of “never again” were on display the very next[…]

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Aung San Suu Kyi speech on Rohingya crisis a damp squib

Stung by international criticism over her silence on the plight of Rohingya Muslims, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally mumbled a few well rehearsed phrases, saying nothing. Her short speech, clearly intended to satisfy western backers, was a damp squib. Dubbed as an address to the nation,[…]

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Aung San Suu Kyi does not deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

“There are no more villages left, none at all.” The accounts of the systematic ethnic cleansing of Muslims in Myanmar, now effectively ruled by the world renowned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, are finally making it to the mainline news these days. “There are no more people[…]

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