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Rohingya crisis: In midst of global criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly

DNA Wednesday, 13 September 2017 ()
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will not attend the United Nations General Assembly this week, her spokesman said today, as the Nobel laureate faces a barrage of criticism over her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Rakhine state in huge numbers.

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On Wednesday, CNN reported that Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has canceled a trip to the UN General Assembly as the crisis in Myanmar escalates. According to the United Nations, more than 370,000 the Rohingya people have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence since August 25. A...

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