Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said jailed Reuters journalists can appeal their sentences
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partys Lanmadaw township branch office in Yangon, Myanmar, 2012. Some government officials blamed a militant Rohingya group for the deaths of nine police officers who were killed in co-ordinated attacks near Maungdaw. This has almost certainly influenced Aung San Suu Kyi, who mimics his leadership style, moral code, and political priorities. In January 2017, the Muslim lawyer and NLD legal adviser U Ko Ni was assassinated in broad daylight at the Yangon airport, in a plot carried out by ex-military men. It is becoming increasingly clear that she is not going to address the Rohingyas plight with a dramatic gesture of conscience, now or in the future. But Myanmar's military says it is fighting Rohingya militants, and denies ever targeting civilians. A massive security operation was launched in response, and Rohingya activists said more than 100 people were killed in the crackdown. "Ultimately our aim should be to create a world free from the displaced, the homeless and the hopeless, a world of which each and every corner is a true sanctuary where the inhabitants will have the freedom and the capacity to live in peace".
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said jailed Speaking out in support of the Rohingya would almost certainly prompt an angry reaction from Buddhist nationalists and military officials. The prizewinners themselves have to safeguard their own reputations. People were still wearing the same colors: red shirts, red hats. Not only were they built up by my father; as a child I was cared for by his soldiers. Aung San Suu Kyi won the Nobel peace prize for her fight for democracy and freedom up until 1991, the year she was awarded the prize.