Fast-forward to September 2017 and Daw Suu – once the darling of the international community, is almost universally condemned for what many see as her silence over a military campaign that drove 700,000 Muslim Rohingyas across the border to refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Some say it’s not her fault, she has no control over the army, it’s not her doing, she probably doesn’t know what’s happening there.
But our six-month investigation reveals how the Nobel Laureate actively blocked United Nations investigations into violence against the Rohingyas and angrily condemned efforts to free two Myanmar journalists investigating mass graves.
I will say it may not entirely be her fault but she is one of the people blame.
What makes it worse is that we all thought she would stand for something better.
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