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Aung San Suu Kyi: Burmese politician
Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and a 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. The first and incumbent State Counsellor of Myanmar, she is also the leader of the National League for Democracy and played a vital role in the state's transition from military junta to partial democracy.

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Refusing to be silenced, some Myanmar journalists work from shadows

Hiding from Myanmar's police, journalist Aung Marm Oo refuses to conceal his anger with the civilian government led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as his country prepares for an election later this..
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PM Modi discusses coronavirus situation with Myanmar leader Suu Kyi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the evolving COVID-19 situation with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday. "Had a good discussion with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi," the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Aung San Suu Kyi turns to Facebook to get coronavirus message out

aung san suu kyi turns to facebook to get coronavirus message out
Myanmar leader's live broadcasts on Facebook draws hundreds of thousands of views. ......
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Amnesty International says Myanmar must lift repressive laws

amnesty international says myanmar must lift repressive laws
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Amnesty International criticized Myanmar’s government on Monday, saying it has failed to safeguard freedom of expression and the rights of human rights defenders and..
WorldNews - Published

Aung San Suu Kyi opens Facebook account

The former Nobel Peace Prize winner has been strongly criticised over the Rohingya crisis.
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Coronavirus pushes reluctant Aung San Suu Kyi to Facebook

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi cited the coronavirus pandemic as the impetus for reluctantly creating her first personal Facebook account in a post on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Myanmar's parliament blocks bid by Suu Kyi party to reduce army power

Myanmar’s parliament blocked a bid by the party of leader Aung San Suu Kyi to reduce the role of the military in politics on Tuesday, almost a decade into a troubled democratic transition.
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Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar democracy icon who fell from grace

Once a beacon for human rights, Myanmar's leader is accused of turning a blind eye to abuses.
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World court acts to prevent Rohingya genocide

The decision comes despite Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's defence arguments.
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Myanmar leader Suu Kyi says Rohingya 'exaggerated' abuses: FT

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday that "war crimes" may have been committed against Rohingya Muslims but denied genocide, saying refugees had "exaggerated" the extent of abuses against..
Reuters - Published

Rohingya crisis: The Gambia who took Aung San Sui Kyi to the world court

Gambian Abubacarr Tambadou has forced the Nobel laureate to defend Myanmar against genocide charges.
BBC News - Published

Myanmar, China ink deals to accelerate Belt and Road as Xi courts an isolated Suu Kyi

China and Myanmar inked dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian nation, as Beijing seeks to cement its hold over a neighbor increasingly isolated by the..
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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar's Rakhine

aung san suu kyi party official killed in myanmar's rakhine
YANGON: An official from Aung San Suu Kyi's political party was killed in Rakhine state after planning a show of support for the leader's defence of Myanmar against genocide allegations at The Hague, a..
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Rakhine rebels say Myanmar official killed in fighting

Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said a captured official from Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party has died, two weeks after being taken for organizing protests against genocide accusations faced by..
Reuters - Published

Small blasts detonate in Myanmar town ahead of Suu Kyi visit

small blasts detonate in myanmar town ahead of suu kyi visit
Yangon — Three small explosions went off in a southern Rakhine town in Myanmar on Thursday just before civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi landed there in a rare visit to the conflict-ridden state, a..
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi says supporters a 'source of strength' during genocide hearings

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday thanked supporters who staged large rallies on her behalf as she defended the country against genocide charges at The Hague, speaking to the nation for the..
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Supporters throng streets as Myanmar leader Suu Kyi returns from The Hague

Thousands of supporters of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi thronged the streets of the capital Naypyitaw on Saturday to celebrate her arrival back from The Hague, where she defended the country against..
Reuters - Published

The West turned Aung San Suu Kyi into a saint. She was always going to disappoint

the west turned aung san suu kyi into a saint. she was always going to disappoint
Hong Kong (CNN)Few people have risen so high in the international imagination only to fall as dramatically as Aung San Suu Kyi. In 2013, after the Nobel Peace Prize laureate was released from house..
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Myanmar Rohingya: Aung San Suu Kyi cuts a haunted figure in court

The once-persecuted Nobel peace laureate has been defending Myanmar against genocide allegations.
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Explainer: Genocide case against Myanmar at the top U.N. court

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was due to leave the Netherlands on Friday after defending her country against accusations of genocide during three days of hearings at the International Court of..
Reuters - Published

Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi accused of 'silence' in genocide trial

The Gambia says Myanmar's leader has ignored allegations of murder, rape and forced deportation.
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi urges World Court to drop genocide case

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on World Court judges on Thursday to dismiss an accusation of genocide against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, saying its own justice system should be..
Reuters - Published

Suu Kyi asks U.N.'s top court to drop Rohingya genocide case

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said her country's military justice system needed to be given the chance to work and asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to drop the genocide case..
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In Myanmar park, crowds gather to support Suu Kyi in Rohingya genocide hearings

Crowds have gathered for the past three evenings in a small park in downtown Myanmar's capital Yangon to hear accusations of genocide delivered thousands of miles away at the United Nation's top court..
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Aung Suu Kyi Slammed for 'Silence' over Myanmar Genocide Claims at UN Court

aung suu kyi slammed for 'silence' over myanmar genocide claims at un court
The Hague: The Gambia hit out Thursday at Aung San Suu Kyi's...
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi back in U.N. court for final day of genocide hearing

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi returned to the International Court of Justice on Thursday to defend Myanmar against accusations it has committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim..
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Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi responds to Myanmar genocide allegations

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi responded at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on Wednesday to a suit brought by Gambia alleging her country committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim..
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At top U.N. court, Suu Kyi rejects charge of Rohingya genocide as 'misleading'

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday rejected accusations of genocide committed against her country's Muslim Rohingya minority as "incomplete and misleading", and said the case should not be..
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi says no proof of 'genocidal intent' in Rohingya case

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday denied "genocidal intent" as she defended Myanmar's military operation against Rohingya Muslims in the UN's top court.
France 24 - Published

Suu Kyi says genocide case brought against Myanmar 'misleading'

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the case brought against her country at the World Court was "incomplete and misleading" as she began her defense to accusations of genocide against the Rohingya..
Reuters - Published

Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims in UN court

Myanmar's leader says there is no proof its army had "genocidal intent" against Rohingya Muslims.
BBC News - Published

Aung San Suu Kyi tells UN court Rohingya operation ‘not genocide’

aung san suu kyi tells un court rohingya operation ‘not genocide’
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace prize laureate, arrived at the International Court of Justice on Wednesday to lead her country’s defence against accusations of genocide against its..
WorldNews - Published

Myanmar's Suu Kyi: Gambia's genocide case at World Court "misleading"

At the opening of her country's defense at the World Court on an accusation of genocide, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi challenged whether events in Rakhine could fit that description.
Reuters - Published

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at World Court

Myanmar leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi arrived on Wednesday at the International Court of Justice in The Hague shortly before her country presents its defense against a suit alleging genocide of its Rohingya..
Reuters - Published

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