from left, Bill Shipsey of Amnesty Internatonal and U2’s Bono look on in Dublin Airport; Aung San Suu Kyi with then Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore (right), as Irish/Burmese Sophia Kelly presents flowers

Further to reports that more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled violent attacks by Buddhists in Myanmar.

Trayvon writes:

We are into the second week of this but finally a European leader has called this for what it is [French President Emmanuel Macron has said attacks on Myanmar’s Rohingya minority amounted to “genocide].

it is now time to rescind Aung San Suu Kyi of ALL the honours she picked up on her Bono-led tour of Ireland We cannot and should not honour apologists for genocide.

Satellite images show sprawling Rohingya refugee camps (San Fransisco Chronicle)

Call to strip Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi of Ulster Degree (Belfast Telegraph)

Rollingnews

20 thoughts on “Lock Her Up

  1. Zuppy International

    “We cannot and shold not honour apologists for genocide”

    But anybody on these pages promoting the bweeble-bwap-bwoony-bwubble gets treated like a god.

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    1. Zuppy International

      How the mighty have fallen. Broadsheet moderators now claim to right to render any comment they don’t like into infantile gobbledegook.

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  2. Mark Mywords

    hahaha “oh no! not me Ulster degree! .. wait. what the fupp is an Ulsters degree? never mind. back to killin muslims.”

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    1. MoyestWithExcitement

      Yes, and then this happened. They came across new information and adjusted their position accordingly. That’s what grown ups do, little buddy.

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      1. Milo

        Nah, proper grown ups don’t back fakes in the first place. She was always a whinger, now we see she is a murderer. Amnesty supported her as a darling of all that was luvvie and left. (Oh and they got money for it). Now they get money to push Abortion so moving on, moving on. Follow the dollar. Just like Bono.

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        1. Alastair

          How exactly were Amnesty getting money for supporting Aung San Suu Kyi, and how exactly are they getting money for ‘pushing abortion’? No need, because they were not, and they are not. Amnesty have always supported prisoners of conscience – everywhere, and they support women’s rights, including those regarding their own bodies. Nothing more, nothing less.

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      2. Sham Bob

        When you say new information, do you mean, ‘new headlines’, cause that seems to be as far into her story people went when she was getting all the honours, and they’re not delving in much deeper now.

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    2. Twunt

      I saw U2 in Munich about 8 years ago. Bono got down on his knees and worshipped a giant image of her. He was nauseatingly over the top.

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