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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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UN envoy: Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi failed as humanitarian [Video]

UN envoy: Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi failed as humanitarian

The UN's outgoing human rights envoy for Myanmar says the country's leaderhas failed to live up to her reputation as a humanitarian.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:59Published
UN's outgoing human rights envoy to Myanmar slams Suu Kyi [Video]

UN's outgoing human rights envoy to Myanmar slams Suu Kyi

The UN's outgoing human rights envoy for Myanmar says the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has failed to live up to her reputation as a humanitarian.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:29Published

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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.
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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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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..
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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.
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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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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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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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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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..
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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.
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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.
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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..
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Myanmar Rohingya: The supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi will defend her country against genocide accusations in court in The Hague.
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As Suu Kyi looks on, Gambia details mass rapes, killings in Myanmar

Gambia's legal team described mass rapes, the burning of families in their homes and killing of dozens of Muslim Rohingya children with knives as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the..
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As Suu Kyi looks on, Gambia asks U.N. judges to 'stop genocide' in Myanmar

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