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  1. Pussy Riot is Coming to BostonRead the original story

    55 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... attracted international media attention and support from Peter Gabriel, Sir Paul McCartney, Madonna, an Aung San Suu Kyi, among others. Since their release they have continued their work, recently calling on the US Congress to add 16 officials to ...

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  2. Silence Of A WomanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Impudent Observer

    For decades the work of Burmese leader, Aung San Suu Kyi has been heralded for her bravery in fighting against the Army leaders who controlled her nation of Myanmar. She was even given a Nobel prize for her brave stand against oppression.

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  3. Myanmar to deport migrants as UN chief urges further rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... an event that caused a spike in people trying to flee on boats. Noble Peace Prize winning opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is yet to comment on the current crisis, a silence that observers attribute to fears over alienating a swathe of the ...

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  4. Guest commentary: The tragic situation of the Rohingya muslim community in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... leave the country. A few years ago the Nobel Prize Laureate and the leader of the opposition in Myanmar Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visited the Bay area, and efforts were made to convey a strong message to her that she should speak out against the ...

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  5. Myanmar Times: Military acquittal raises fresh doubts about civilian ...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... ils of Ko Par Gyi's life, including how they met when he was working as a security guard for NLD leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Daw Thandar said she cherishes the photos of her

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  6. Rohingya migrant boat crisis: The boat people of Arakan and Burma's fear of an ethnic meltdownRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... perspective on a problem that has seen both Burma's quasi-democratic government and opposition figurehead Aung San Suu Kyi chastised for callous rejection of their own Muslim population. In essence, he located the origin of the issue in the surging ...

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  7. Why Rohingyas Are Willing To Risk Everything To Flee MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Switched

    ... countries or to camps overseen by the United Nations refugee agency. The issue is so sensitive that even Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner from Myanmar, has failed to speak out about it. In this June 26, 2014, photo, a Rohingya child ...

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  8. US calls on Myanmar to make Rohingya citizens to end boat crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... to campaigns by hardline Buddhist monks in a key election year. Noble Peace Prize winning opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is yet to comment on the current crisis, a silence that observers attribute to fears over alienating a swathe of the ...

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  9. Muslim refugees risk life to flee Burma's persecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    ... others." Ironically, the situation in Burma focuses attention on the silence, so far, of leading dissident Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace laureate, whose struggle for political rights in her homeland has captivated millions. "I am not silent ...

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  10. US pushes 'citizenship' for RohingyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    ... coming monsoon rains," UNHCR spokeswoman Vivian Tan told AFP. Noble Peace Prize winning opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has yet to comment on the current crisis, a silence that observers attribute to fears over alienating a swathe of the ...

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  11. Myanmar carries out 1st rescue of Rohingya boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    ... to campaigns by hardline Buddhist monks in a key election year. Noble Peace prize winning opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is yet to comment on the current crisis, a silence that observers attribute to fears over alienating a swathe of the ...

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  12. PeaceJam Foundation Announces Winners of its One Billion Acts of Peace...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... , President Oscar Arias, Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Betty Williams, Jose Ramos-Horta, Aung San Suu Kyi, Sir Joseph Rotblat (Emeritus), Jody Williams, Shirin Ebadi and Leymah Gbowee serve as Members of the PeaceJam Foundation.

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  13. 1st Myanmar rescue operation saves 208 migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    ... to campaigns by hardline Buddhist monks in a key election year. Noble Peace Prize winning opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is yet to comment on the current crisis, a silence that observers attribute to fears over alienating a swathe of the ...

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  14. Burma's castaway boat people, not South Asia's finest hour: Patrick BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    ... fold with a visit by President Barack Obama in 2012. President Barack Obama walks with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon in November, part of a U.S. charm offensive to try to help liberalize Burma. (The Associated Press) If that is to be ...

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  15. 'Hedging her bets': Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi criticised for silence on RohingyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Nobel laureate has said she will not speak out "because whoever's side I stand on there will be more blood". Bangkok: Myanmar pro-democracy leader, human rights advocate and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been slammed by refugee advocates and Malaysia for remaining silent as thousands of Rohingya Muslims remains adrift at sea.

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  16. Thailand arrests human trafficking kingpin amid boat arrivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ABC News

    ... and maintain they are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. But in strikingly bold comments a spokesman for Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party said that minority Muslims were "entitled to human rights". "If they are not accepted [as citizens], they ...

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  17. Myanmar navy carries out first rescue of migrant boat: OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... to campaigns by hardline Buddhist monks in a key election year. Noble Peace Prize winning opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is yet to comment on the current crisis, a silence that observers attribute to fears over alienating a swathe of the ...

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  18. Reporting: PanamaAS Bus Strike Begins, Panama Has No Sympathy for DriversRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... cultures and languages, the music and sentiments brought us together as one. The concert was dedicated to Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's Democracy leader. She is the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate that has been under house arrest for 14 years and is ...

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  19. Aung San Suu KyiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    In a genocide silence is complicity, and so it is with Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's desperate Rohingya community . The Burmese government's ongoing persecution of the Rohingya has, in the last two years, reached a level so untenable that the Rohingya are faced with only two options, to remain and risk annihilation or flee.

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  20. The curious case of Suu Kyi's silenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    When the whole world is appalled to see the extent to which the persecuted Rohingyas of Burma are suffering at sea -- crammed into small boats, pitted against one another without food and water, tortured like slaves by traffickers -- Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's nonchalance on the matter has come as a shock for many. The leader, idolised by western media as the paragon of democracy in Burma, has chosen to remain silent over the issue ever since the state-sponsored violence in her country forced the Muslim minority community to migrate to different Southeast Asian countries through the risky sea routes.

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