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Oxford Students To Alumna Aung San Suu Kyi: Rohingya Inaction Is 'Inexcusable'.

Students at St. Hugh's College in Oxford have joined an international chorus of critics in condemning their alumnus Aung San Suu Kyi, now the de facto leader of Myanmar, for her response to the crisis engulfing the Rohingya in the country's Rakhine State.

- Yahoo! News - US

Muhammad Yunus: Aung San Suu Kyi 100 percent to blame.

Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yunus blames Aung San Suu Kyi for continued violence in Myanmar against the Rohingya.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Oxford college drops Suu Kyi from common room's name.

The students at the prestigious Oxford University college where Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied have voted to remove her name from the title of their Junior Common Room for her inability to condemn severe human rights abuses against Rohingyas in Myanmar.

- Times Of India - IN

Oxford college drops Suu Kyi from common room name.

The students at the prestigious Oxford University college where Myanmars de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied have voted to remove her name from the title of their Junior Common Room for her inability to condemn severe human rights abuses against Rohingyas in Myanmar.Students of St Hughs College yesterday voted to ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Oxford college drops Suu Kyi from common room name.

The City of London Corporation has also been debating revoking Ms. Suu Kyi's Honorary Freedom, bestowed upon her earlier this year.

- The Hindu - IN

Myanmar: It's time to bring back sanctions.

It's not just Aung San Suu Kyi who is failing to act on the Rohingya massacre - it's time we bring back sanctions, argues MEP Neena Gill.

- EurActive - UK

Aung San Suu Kyi was a 'bright light' for some Rohingya, but that dream is dead.

His people, the Rohingya, are stateless, and the evidence of it is etched into his skin.The Myanmar military beat his legs and feet mercilessly and chased him out of his native land in the 1990s. In a refugee camp in Bangladesh,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Oxford college removes Aung San Suu Kyi from common room name.

Undergraduates at the Oxford college where Aung San Suu Kyi studied have voted to remove the de facto leader of Myanmar’s name from the title of their junior common room because of her response to the Rohingya humanitarian crisis. In a vote on Thursday evening, students at St Hugh’s college at the University of ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Aung San Suu Kyi was a 'bright light' for some Rohingya. That dream is dead.

Many Rohingya wonder: Were we wrong to ever have hoped?

- Washington Post - US

Rohingya Crisis is a 'Textbook Genocide': Q&A with Maung Zarni.

The Burmese scholar said that Aung San Suu Kyi's leadership has been the direct product of the icon manufacturing by Western media and activists which was intended to give acceptability to what, he believes, is a military-controlled ethnocracy, wrapped in Buddhism.' ©2017 Fars News Agency. All rights reserved

- Albawaba - UK

Fact check: Is Myanmar's military free to do what it wants?.

Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd says Aung San Suu Kyi is largely powerless to act because of political constraints in a country where the military is supreme.

- ABC News - AU

Does Democracy's Toehold in Myanmar Outweigh the Lives of the Rohingya?

Does Democracy's Toehold in Myanmar Outweigh the Lives of the Rohingya?Rukmani BhatiaOctober 17, 2017Putting pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi could endanger her bargain with the military, but a system that allows ethnic cleansing may not be worth saving.

- Freedom House - US

Why do China, India back Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis?

Their troops may be involved in periodic stand-offs on the disputed Himalayan border and they may be competing for influence in Myanmar, but India and China are on the same page regarding the Rohingya crisis. Heavily invested in Rakhine state, both Asian powers are giving strong backing to the Myanmar leadership, in ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Does Democracy's Toehold in Myanmar Outweigh the Lives of the Rohingya?

Putting pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi could endanger her bargain with the military, but a system that allows ethnic cleansing may not be worth saving.

- The Diplomat - US

EU calls for immediate end to Myanmar violence

The EU said Monday that "disproportionate use of force" by Myanmar's security forces against the Rohingya minority is "not acceptable and must end immediately." Foreign ministers decided to "suspend invitations" to Myanmar's army chief and other senior officers and "review all practical defence cooperation," and said they ...

- EU Observer - EU

Pope to meet monks, military and Suu Kyi in Myanmar

Francis is first pope to visit Myanmar and the second to visit Bangladesh.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Root Causes of Rohingya Crisis Must Not be Ignored

28 September 2017 Dr Champa Patel Twitter Head of Asia Programme The focus on Aung San Suu Kyi masks the complete lack of an adequate response to the crisis in Myanmar, whether at the global or regional level. A woman attends a broadcast of the live speech of Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi at City Hall in Yangon ...

- Chatham House - UK

Islamists Responsible for Rohingya Refugee Crisis

The current crisis is being depicted -- wrongly -- as the "ethnic cleansing" of an innocent Muslim minority by Burma's security forces, and the "apathy" to the plight of the Rohingyas by Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's foreign minister and its de facto head of

- Hudson New York - US

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