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Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honour over Rohingya criticism

Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honour over Rohingya criticism
An honour bestowed on Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi by the city of Oxford has been withdrawn as a reaction to her perceived inadequate response to the plight of Rohingya Muslims in the country.The 'Freedom of Oxford' had been granted to the de facto leader of Myanmar in 1997 for her "long struggle for democracy" by the Oxford City Council.A cross-party motion was unanimously passed by the council which said it was "no longer appropriate" for her to hold the honour.Oxford City Council leader ...
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