January 26, 2020

Qatar’s Peninsula newspaper reports on the ruling by the International Court of Justice ordering Burma to take all possible measures to prevent genocide against the Rohingya – and the loss by Aung San Suu Kyi of “the remaining shreds of her hard-won international reputation”.

At home, by contrast, the Peninsula quotes Burma Campaign UK: “Undoubtedly, ahead of an election year, her decision to personally defend the case, making it about her, and using it as an opportunity to whip up nationalism, has boosted her public support ahead of an election year.”

Read the Peninsula report

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