UN calls on Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit crisis-hit Rakhine

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has faced growing international criticism for not stopping the military's campaign in Rakhine stateThe UN has urged Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit the north of Rakhine state, where the army is accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority. The Nobel peace prize winner has faced growing international criticism for not stopping the military’s campaign, which has pushed more than 20,000 Rohingya over the border to Bangladesh. Malaysia has accused the army of “genocide”, a charge Myanmar officials have vehemently denied.

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