Archbishop Desmond Tutu writes to Aung San Suu Kyi

Archbishop Desmond Tutu writes to Aung San Suu Kyi

"There are no more villages left, none at all".

In one such Facebook comment, posted in response to the Dhaka Tribune report "Myanmar's Suu Kyi denounces terrorists, silent on Rohingya exodus", Sin Thu, whose account states that he is a student of Dagon University in Yangon, criticises Bangladesh as "not a good neighbour", claiming that support offered to the Rohingya is support for "terrorists and illegal immigrants". Although not welcomed by local people in many cases, the Chakmas continue to live in various states of the North-East including faraway Arunachal Pradesh. "It is all gone". Neither the White House nor the State Department have spoken out in recent days, sparking concern among Myanmar supporters that the Trump administration has abdicated the direct intervention that marked the tenure of former president Barack Obama. It does not see Muslims as complete human beings.

Everyday for the last two weeks, as it was for the months following last October, as it has been off and on since 2012, since the early 2000s, since 1978, reports come in from the Rohingya and others in Arakan state detailing abuse after abuse committed by the military and their supporters against innocent civilians - women, children, babies and men.

Suu Kyi did not refer specifically to the exodus of the minority Rohingya, which was sparked by insurgent attacks on August 25 and an army counter-offensive, but said her administration was trying its best to take care of all citizens.

"I don't think there is ethnic cleaning going on", Suu Kyi told the BBC in April.

Sadly, much of the outrage against the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya is coming from Islamic countries and personalities who have little credibility in the matter of mistreating ethno-racial minorities. "It is our duty and we try our best", she said.

Last August, Suu Kyi also put together an advisory commission, chaired by former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan, to find "a sustainable solution on the complicated issues in Rakhine State".

The United States has been careful to avoid direct criticism of Suu Kyi, and Murphy said Washington was looking to help Myanmar's transition to democracy succeed.

A beloved Nobel Peace Prize victor is presiding over an ethnic cleansing in which villages are burned, women raped and children butchered.

A Myanmar reporter in the north of the state said he had reports from residents of an area called Rathedaung that six villages there had been torched and that there had also been shooting in the area. Should America and other countries reinstate penalties for firms that do business with companies linked to the army, the generals' wealth would be imperilled.

Rohingya Muslims deserve justice, not hypocrisy.

With radical Islam and jehadi terror becoming the most serious challenge facing civilization as we know it, India can not afford to retain its erstwhile open door policy towards persecuted people. That might make them reconsider their conduct in Rakhine.

Khan told The Globe and Mail: "The Canadian government needs to take action in particular because we have a very direct connection to Myanmar because we gave an honorary Canadian citizenship to Aung San Suu Kyi".

Ms Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 during her 15-years under house arrest by the military junta, which ended in 2010.

As for the prize itself, it is long axiomatic that persons who tend to get it have blood on their hands.

To be sure the idea of at least regretting the award of Nobel Prize to certain recipients has perfectly logical foregrounding and precedent.

The controversy can be contextualised with the Nobel for Barack Obama who was somewhat bafflingly given the prize before he was evaluated in office. Otherwise the whole ceremonial spectacle is an exercise in futility. Putting things in perspective, revoking Suu Kyi's Nobel Peace Prize seems like a step that should be taken in the future.

"It is not possible to strip a Nobel peace prize laureate of his or her award once bestowed", Njølstad wrote in an email.

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