| Nobel prize winner Suu Kyi rejects allegations of ethnic cleansing in Burma!


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Suu Kyi rejects allegations of ethnic cleansing in Burma ~ HANNA HINDSTROM, DVB Multimedia Group.

British Prime Minister David Cameron talks with Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi  in London on 23 October 2013 (AFP).
British Prime Minister David Cameron talks with Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in London on 23 October 2013 (AFP).

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected allegations that an “ethnic cleansing” of Muslims is taking place in Burma.

Speaking in an interview with the BBC on Thursday, the democracy icon responded to questions about a spate of communal clashes which have rippled through the country and appear to be increasingly targeting the country’s Muslim minority.

“It’s not ethnic cleansing,” she said. “What the world needs to understand [is] that the fear is not just on the side of the Muslims, but on the side of the Buddhists as well.”

Almost 140,000 Rohingya Muslims, who are denied citizenship in Burma, have been stranded in displacement camps in Arakan state since two bouts of…

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