Suu Kyi honorary freedom of the French capital to be strip

Paris mayor’s office will strip Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary freedom of the French capital,38524638_1380552322089801_1767867599128887296_n over her failure to speak out against a crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya minority. Mayor Anne Hidalgo decided to revoke the honor because of the “multiple violations of human rights recorded in Myanmar and the violence and persecution by Myanmar’s security forces against the Rohingya minority,” the mayor’s spokeswoman told AFP on Friday. The move, which follows similar decisions by Glasgow, Edinburgh and Oxford, would make Myanmar’s de facto leader the first person to lose the freedom of the French capital, a symbolic award. The procedure will be finalized by the city council at a meeting in mid-December. Suu Kyi’s supporters say that she has no powers to rein in the army

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