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Aung San Suu Kyi to miss UN general assembly amid criticism over Rohingya crisis

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Nobel laureate’s reputation as rights defender in ruins over Myanmar’s violent crackdown on Muslim minority which has fuelled a humanitarian crisis Aung San Suu Kyi will not attend the UN general assembly later this month, her spokesman has said, as the Nobel laureate faces a barrage of criticism over her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar’s Rakhine state. A crackdown by Myanmar’s army, launched in response to Rohingya militant attacks on 25 August, has sent some 370,000 Rohingya refugees scrambling across the border to Bangladesh in less than three weeks.
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