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U.S. Holocaust Museum Rescinds Human Rights Award From Aung San Suu Kyi

The Nobel laureate's handling of the Rohingya Muslim crisis in Myanmar led to the museum's decision.
Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi delivered a national address in Naypyidaw on Sept. 19, 2017. In her speech, Suu Kyi said she felt deeply for the suffering of all people caught up in conflict scorching through Rakhine state, her first comments on a crisis that also mentioned Muslims displaced by violence. Source: Ye Aung Thu

The list of honors and awards Nobel laureate and Myanmar state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has had revoked because of her handling of the plight of Rohingya Muslims in her country continues to grow.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., rescinded its prestigious Elie Wiesel.

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