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Desmond Tutu condemns fellow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi over silence on Rohingya people

Desmond Tutu has condemned his fellow Nobel laureate and old friend Aung San Suu Kyi over her silence on the treatment of the Rohingya Muslims. The 85-year old archbishop has written an open letter to the Burma leader asking her to speak out and end the suffering of the Rohingya people. He said he had to speak out despite the leader being  “a dearly beloved sister” because he said the “unfolding horror” and “ethnic cleansing” horrified him.
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Desmond Tutu condemns fellow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi over silence on Rohingya people


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