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Aung San Suu Kyi has lost much of her goodwill since the 2017 Rohingya crisis. Hein Htet/AAP

After the Rohingya crisis, Aung San Suu Kyi will come to the ASEAN summit with her reputation tarnished

When Aung San Suu Kyi led her party to victory in 2015, many hoped Myanmar's worst days were behind them. But the government's complicity in the Rohingya crisis has tarnished her reputation.
Interreligious gathering of prayer for peace ceremony, October 2017. EPA-EFE

Myanmar and Buddhist extremism

There is a battle of Buddhisms taking place on the streets of Myanmar.
Rohingya refugees carry their child as they walk through water after crossing the border by boat to Bangladesh. Reuters/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

World must act to end the violence against Rohingya in Myanmar

The campaign against Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya is so extreme and violent with the intent of eliminating them from the country that it meets the criteria for genocide.
Waiting in the wings as parliament sits in its final session after the election, Aung San Suu Kyi and her victorious NLD face the challenge of huge public expectations. EPA/Nyein Chan Naing

Once Suu Kyi takes power, her party will need to re-engage the people to manage sky-high hopes

Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD has won Myanmar's elections in a landslide, but must lead the transition to democratic rule carrying the hopes of tens of millions of voters who expect life to be transformed.

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