“I chose this article because of the following quote by David Graham.” i’mgoing.home
“Her great mistake was actually acceding to power. Once she became a leader, she had the opportunity to show that she was a real person with real flaws.”
David A. Graham
written by DAVID A. GRAHAM
This week, rather than risk international censure, Suu Kyi decided to skip the UN General Assembly. Yet her immense personal popularity seems to be insulating Burma (and herself) from stronger criticism and a return to the pariah status in which the country long languished—in large part because of its suppression of Suu Kyi’s democratic movement. Her popularity has likely forestalled greater focus on previous rounds of violence directed at the Rohingya, too.
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Does Aung San Suu Kyi Still Deserve a Nobel Prize?