More Civil Societies with Julie Macken

The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Myanmar has been making news recently, as the situation worsens and becomes more dire. UN reports detail ‘devastating cruelty’ in the region, and widespread sexual assault by the Burmese military has been used as a tool of terror against women and children. In all this, many people have become frustrated by Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence on the issue. The Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights icon crushed expectations when she defended the actions of the military.

But, Julie Macken argues, have we placed too high of expectations on Nobel Prize winners?

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