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# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped

Councillors are also expected to take the honour from Bob Geldof.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis

Ethnic hatred has driven huge numbers of Muslim Rohingya from the country.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees

More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status

Bob Geldof yesterday asked that he have his honour taken away from him.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 13 November, 2017

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin? Boomtown Rant This post contains videos

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin?

Geldof wants the honour to be taken off Aung San Suu Kyi.

Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin

Geldof says he doesn’t want to be associated with “handmaiden to genocide” Aung San Suu Kyi.

Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award?

Geldof said he’s returning the honour in protest against the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'

Geldof said that the “old traditions have failed us” in a speech in Colombia yesterday.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Facing a barrage of criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly

The Nobel Peace Prize winner is being criticised for her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 11 September, 2017

UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country

The UN says 294,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi

Councillors across various parties have expressed disappointment in the Myanmar leader’s behaviour.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information

Thousands of Myanmar’s Muslim minority community are being forced to flee their home for fear of violence against their people.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Friday 13 November, 2015

Aung San Suu Kyi's party storms to victory despite 'dirty tricks and crackdowns'

The landslide win comes five years to the day since Suu Kyi was released from house arrest by the military.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 9 November, 2015

Aung San Suu Kyi's party claims sweeping election victory - but she's still banned from becoming president

The constitution bars anyone with foreign children from holding the position.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Piece of history for sale as Aung San Suu Kyi's house gate goes up for auction

The seller says he won’t accept bids lower than €177,000.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Friday 28 December, 2012

Burma to allow daily private newspapers

It will be the first time since 1964 that non-state media will be allowed to publish news in the country.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 19 November, 2012

Obama visits Aung San Suu Kyi at home, calls for more reform Burma This post contains images

Obama visits Aung San Suu Kyi at home, calls for more reform

Barack Obama has become the first sitting US President to visit the country.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Over 500 prisoners released in Burma’s latest amnesty

The latest amnesty comes as the country’s president, Thein Sein, is set to travel to New York to address the United Nations.

Aung San Suu Kyi awarded with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour

Burmese democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi has been presented with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour – which she was awarded while under house arrest in 2008.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 20 August, 2012

Burma's government ends direct media censorship

Under the new rules, journalists will no longer have to submit their work to state censors before publication.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Sunday 24 June, 2012

So much partying and do as the Romans do: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

So much partying and do as the Romans do: The week in quotes

“What we have found, in one word, is a disgrace.”

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi warns Ireland over trade with China

Aung San Suu Kyi has advised the Irish government not to “look the other way” in relation to human rights abuses carried out by trading partners like China.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Video: Aung San Suu Kyi making speech in Dublin Aung San Suu Kyi This post contains videos

Video: Aung San Suu Kyi making speech in Dublin

See the video from within Bord Gáis Energy Theatre where she paid tribute to Ireland’s highlighting of her case.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 18 June, 2012

'This will be one of the unforgettable days of my life': Aung San Suu Kyi in Dublin In Pictures This post contains images

'This will be one of the unforgettable days of my life': Aung San Suu Kyi in Dublin

“I have been welcomed to Ireland as though I belong to you.”

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

Aung San Suu Kyi in Ireland: Full details of public event

The Burmese democracy icon will receive the Freedom of Dublin and be serenaded at public concert. Here’s the running order for the night.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Sunday 17 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

Column: Aung San Suu Kyi’s Irish visit is a historic moment. Here’s why.

The iconic former political prisoner is able to travel at last. Let’s stand with her, writes Colm O’Gorman.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Saturday 16 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the day’s main news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize

The Burmese pro-democracy campaigner finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo this afternoon.

Health worries for Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of Dublin visit

The iconic campaigner’s doctor has expressed fears for her health after she vomited in front of reporters.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Europe

The General Secretary of the National League for Democracy in Burma will arrive in Ireland on 18 June. Today, she will speak in Geneva at the UN’s International Labour Organisation.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Giant banner welcomes Aung San Suu Kyi to Ireland

Amnesty International and Dublin City Council erected the welcome sign this afternoon at Liberty Hall.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 11 June, 2012

Burma declares state of emergency in midst of fatal sectarian violence

At least eight people – including a 12-year-old girl – have been killed in sectarian violence in western Burma.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Soviet machine guns and healthy scepticism: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Soviet machine guns and healthy scepticism: The week in quotes

“I came here to see Jedward carry the Olympic torch. It was awesome because, like, they’re Jedward. I didn’t know it would be a big thing with a fire on top, I thought it was a torch you would shine stuff on.”

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi to get Amnesty award from Bono during Irish visit

The Burmese pro-democracy leader will visit Ireland next month as part of a trip that will take in her acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize she won in 1991.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

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