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#Aung San Suu Kyi

From TheJournal.ie Galway councillors vote to revoke Freedom of the City from Myanmar's Suu Kyi Revoked

Galway councillors vote to revoke Freedom of the City from Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Councillors in Dublin rescinded the honour in December 2017.

From TheJournal.ie 'Silencing the truth': Journalists to remain in notorious prison after losing appeal Myanmar

'Silencing the truth': Journalists to remain in notorious prison after losing appeal

Reporters Wa Lone (32) and Kyaw Soe Oo (28) were arrested in Yangon in December 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour Ambassador Of Conscience

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour

The group revoked the award in light of Suu Kyi’s “betrayal of the values she once stood for”.

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail two Reuters reporters Rohingya Crisis

Aung San Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail two Reuters reporters

The two Reuters journalists were reporting on the Rohingya crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize, committee says Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize, committee says

The statement came after a damning UN report termed the treatment of the Rohingya people as “genocide”.

From TheJournal.ie Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin Freedom Of The City

Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin

Councillors voted in favour of the motion at a council meeting tonight.

From TheJournal.ie U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi One Band To Overthrow

U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi

Councillors are looking at how to remove the award from her.

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped Expunged

Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped

Councillors are also expected to take the honour from Bob Geldof.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis Myanmar

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis

Ethnic hatred has driven huge numbers of Muslim Rohingya from the country.

From TheJournal.ie Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees Rohingya

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees

More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status Rohingya Crisis

Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status

Bob Geldof yesterday asked that he have his honour taken away from him.

From TheJournal.ie He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin? Boomtown Rant This post contains videos

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin?

Geldof wants the honour to be taken off Aung San Suu Kyi.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin Banana Republic

Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin

Geldof says he doesn’t want to be associated with “handmaiden to genocide” Aung San Suu Kyi.

From TheJournal.ie Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award?

Geldof said he’s returning the honour in protest against the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers' It's A Disgrace

Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'

Geldof said that the “old traditions have failed us” in a speech in Colombia yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Facing a barrage of criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly Rohingya Refugees

Facing a barrage of criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly

The Nobel Peace Prize winner is being criticised for her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims.

From TheJournal.ie UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country Human Rights

UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country

The UN says 294,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar.

From TheJournal.ie 'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar

'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi

Councillors across various parties have expressed disappointment in the Myanmar leader’s behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information

Thousands of Myanmar’s Muslim minority community are being forced to flee their home for fear of violence against their people.

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi's party storms to victory despite 'dirty tricks and crackdowns' Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi's party storms to victory despite 'dirty tricks and crackdowns'

The landslide win comes five years to the day since Suu Kyi was released from house arrest by the military.

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi's party claims sweeping election victory - but she's still banned from becoming president Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi's party claims sweeping election victory - but she's still banned from becoming president

The constitution bars anyone with foreign children from holding the position.

From TheJournal.ie Piece of history for sale as Aung San Suu Kyi's house gate goes up for auction Up For Grabs

Piece of history for sale as Aung San Suu Kyi's house gate goes up for auction

The seller says he won’t accept bids lower than €177,000.

From TheJournal.ie Burma to allow daily private newspapers Burma

Burma to allow daily private newspapers

It will be the first time since 1964 that non-state media will be allowed to publish news in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Obama visits Aung San Suu Kyi at home, calls for more reform Burma This post contains images

Obama visits Aung San Suu Kyi at home, calls for more reform

Barack Obama has become the first sitting US President to visit the country.

From TheJournal.ie Over 500 prisoners released in Burma's latest amnesty Burma

Over 500 prisoners released in Burma's latest amnesty

The latest amnesty comes as the country’s president, Thein Sein, is set to travel to New York to address the United Nations.

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi awarded with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi awarded with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour

Burmese democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi has been presented with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour – which she was awarded while under house arrest in 2008.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Burma's government ends direct media censorship Burma

Burma's government ends direct media censorship

Under the new rules, journalists will no longer have to submit their work to state censors before publication.

From TheJournal.ie So much partying and do as the Romans do: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

So much partying and do as the Romans do: The week in quotes

“What we have found, in one word, is a disgrace.”

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi warns Ireland over trade with China Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi warns Ireland over trade with China

Aung San Suu Kyi has advised the Irish government not to “look the other way” in relation to human rights abuses carried out by trading partners like China.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Aung San Suu Kyi making speech in Dublin Aung San Suu Kyi This post contains videos

Video: Aung San Suu Kyi making speech in Dublin

See the video from within Bord Gáis Energy Theatre where she paid tribute to Ireland’s highlighting of her case.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie 'This will be one of the unforgettable days of my life': Aung San Suu Kyi in Dublin In Pictures This post contains images

'This will be one of the unforgettable days of my life': Aung San Suu Kyi in Dublin

“I have been welcomed to Ireland as though I belong to you.”

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi in Ireland: Full details of public event Welcome

Aung San Suu Kyi in Ireland: Full details of public event

The Burmese democracy icon will receive the Freedom of Dublin and be serenaded at public concert. Here’s the running order for the night.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

From TheJournal.ie Column: Aung San Suu Kyi’s Irish visit is a historic moment. Here’s why. Opinion

Column: Aung San Suu Kyi’s Irish visit is a historic moment. Here’s why.

The iconic former political prisoner is able to travel at last. Let’s stand with her, writes Colm O’Gorman.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the day’s main news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

From TheJournal.ie 21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize Democracy

21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize

The Burmese pro-democracy campaigner finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo this afternoon.

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