Malala Yousafzai

How a humanitarian crisis tarnished Nobel winner Aung San Suu Kyi's legacy, perhaps forever

How a humanitarian crisis tarnished Nobel winner Aung San Suu Kyi's legacy, perhaps forever

She was once synonymous with the struggle against oppression. In accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, she called for “a world free from the displaced, the homeless and the hopeless.”

But Aung San Suu Kyi has missed perhaps her greatest opportunity to make good on those words as the leader of Myanmar’s first civilian government after a half-century of military rule.

Suu Kyi has watched as 270,000 minority Rohingya Muslims — one-quarter of their population — have fled Myanmar over the past two weeks, escaping a bloody military crackdown in which soldiers set fire to homes and shot...

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