Why is an iconic Nobel Peace Prize winner fighting accusations of genocide?
When Aung San Suu Kyi was released after 15 years of house arrest in Myanmar, she was celebrated as an icon of resistance – next to Mandela and Gandhi. Ten years later, the Nobel Prize winner faced allegations of mass murder and rape of Rohingya Muslims.
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