Skip to comments.Oxford takes down Aung San Suu Kyi portrait as Rohingya crisis intensifies
Posted on 09/29/2017 7:03:32 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The Oxford college where Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied has taken her portrait down from public display. This follows international criticism over her role in her countrys humanitarian crisis.
St. Hughs College at Englands Oxford University said on Thursday that it had decided to remove the painting of the Nobel laureate from its main entrance, the UK daily The Guardian reported. Her portrait was replaced with a Japanese painting, St. Hughs College communications manager Benjamin Jones said.
The college received the gift of a new painting earlier this month, which will be exhibited for a period. The painting of Aung San Suu Kyi has, meanwhile, been moved to storage, St. Hughs said in a statement.
In a speech last week, the Nobel Prize winner condemned human rights abuses, but did not blame the army or address allegations of ethnic cleansing.
(Excerpt) Read more at dw.com ...
If a Muslim group goes after Christians or Jews, then you hear......nothing.
Well in Burma, a Muslim group went after Buddhists. The Buddhists fought back and suddenly they are “ethnic cleansing”. Sound like something else the UN pulled, like in the 1990s?
The British lowered their Union Jack to half staff when the Saudi king died the other year.
We know that the United Kingdom has “new management”.
Its so bankrupt it needs the financial support of Muslim nations with oil wealth.
Slaughtered Hindus a testament to brutality of Myanmar’s conflict
YE BAW KYA, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar authorities displayed on Wednesday the bodies of Hindu villagers they say were killed by Muslim insurgents, victims of a surge of violence in someone elses fight now playing their part in a propaganda war.
Authorities found 45 Hindu villagers in mass graves in the north of Rakhine state this week, and the news has dominated Myanmars media coverage of a new round of violence in old strife between the states Buddhists and Muslims.
Burma has huge natural gas. Watch out, there might be war to spread freedum.
Daw Aung San Su Kyi’s husband , Michael Aris , was a professor and a fellow at Oxford for his entire adult life. They were married there. Their children were born there. for Oxford to now try and disassociate from her and from her late husband’s memory is absolutely despicable. But what else can you expect from modern day Britains?
Birds of a Feather Flock Together?
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.