Global & Disaster Medicine

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s most prominent political leader has canceled her planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly.

NY Times

“….While Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi’s views on the Rohingya killings are not clear, she caused an uproar last week, partly attributing alarm about the crisis to a “huge iceberg of misinformation” while discussing it with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey.

“Everything she has said doesn’t inspire confidence that she’s on the right side of this issue,” Mr. Charbonneau said.

Some critics have called for Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi to be stripped of her Nobel Peace Prize, which she won in 1991 for standing up to Myanmar’s military junta in a campaign for democracy….”


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