Myanmar's de facto leader has canceled a trip to the upcoming UN General Assembly amid intense criticism for her handling of the Rohingya crisis.
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar’s national leader Aung San Suu Kyi, facing outrage over ethnic violence that has forced about 370,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh, will not attend the upcoming U.N. General Assembly because of the…
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Myanmar leader faces mounting criticism over handling of Rohingya crisis but no official word on why trip was cancelled.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate exalted for defying tyranny, decided against traveling to the United Nations for the annual General Assembly.
About 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh to escape military violence
With Myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven at least 370,000 Rohingya to flee the country, the government said Wednesday its leader Aung San Suu Kyi would skip this week's U.N. General Assembly.