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Myanmar defends Suu Kyi's silence over jailed reporters

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No one kept silent over her detention.  Now she is a free women, because of world leaders and regular folks a like she should be returning the gift back to others who need the same support.  I had so much admiration for her, but the way the minority Muslim group is being treated in her country and the jailing of innocent people and she is not standing up internationally and saying this wrong means she is no better than the military tyrants in her country.

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A Yangon court on Monday found them guilty

A kangaroo court

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Chop chop: perhaps you can explain why nobody in the Myanmar army has been punished for burning hundreds of Rohingya villages? Were the inhabitants all terrorists? If so, where is your evidence?

Also, you know full well that the journalists were given the supposedly secret documents on purpose by Myanmar officials. Why aren't those officials in jail for disclosing state secrets?

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Politician cannot meddle in Justice System and must not criticize the Judges.

Daw Aung San Su Kyi is politician and not Human Rights activist. Politician duty is to protect citizens and country. She is doing for sake of her country and her peoples.

These two Reuters reporters have breached the Burma law. The two Reuters reporters went to Rakhine State and they have illegally obtained Burma Border Guard Position Map from the Police Officer and sent it to the Reuters. Also they have illegally obtained the information and document from unauthorized Police Officer about killing of 10 Islamic terrorist suspects by relatives of victim of Islamic terrorists and 7 soldiers which was still under investigation and sent to the Reuters.

In fact, they are members of Islamic terrorist group the ARSA and the victim’s son has identified one of Islamic terrorists who killed his father. The 10 Islamic terrorists should have tried in the court instead they have taken the law into their own hands. They have paid the price for the crime they have committed.  7 Soldiers were found guilty in their involvement and sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing of 10 Islamic terrorist suspects. That’s their bad Karma which they have done to 10 Islamic terrorist suspects.

The two Reuters reporters were arrested in Rangoon. The Police handling of the arresting of two Reuters reporters was very poor and becoming complicated. The Police have gone to their home and arrest them will be looking good for foreigners.

The Police has knew the Reuters reporters have illegally obtained the Burmese Border Guard position map and the documents and information of under investigation of murder of 10 Islamic terrorist suspects by relatives and son of victim and soldiers in Inn Din Village from unauthorized Police Officer but they don’t evidence. I think, that’s why the Police lure them to Restaurant and arrest them.

However, the evidence was coming from the Reuters itself.

Soon after the two reporters were arrested, the Reuters have published the story and selling it to other media as 10 Rohingya villagers was slaughtered by the Buddhists and Soldiers Inn Din village.

The Police may not have enough evidence if the Reuters did not public the killing of 10 Islamic terrorist suspects in Inn Din village news and didn’t sell it to other media. Now, Police has evidence and the Judge found guilty of illegally obtaining of information, documents and map from Police Officer.

The Reuters and foreign Media have used naïve Burmese reporters for their own benefit. The international media corporations have paid these reporters a few hundreds dollars and they forced them to risk their own independent by illegally obtaining the information from unauthorized person. The International Media Corporations have refused to pay the fees to reporters if the Burmese reporters used Bengali Muslim instead of Rohingya Muslims. They have bullied and poorly treated those poor Burmese reporters.

You can report freely on some news and some sensitive information cannot obtain illegally unless the information was officially released by the Authority in Burma. You must obey the Burmese law if you were in Burma.

The OIC and Zeid Ra’ad Hussein are behind the International Media Corporations discriminating against Burmese Government.

One day, the truth will be uncovered and people will see who is evil and who is saint.

People will know who is behind the attacking her integrity and why he is trying to discredit her and trying to assassinate her reputation. We Buddhist believe in Karma.

Their bad Karma will knock their door one day.

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She has abandoned the democracy principles of her house arrest era in a cynical calculation. Popular support (from anti-Muslim majority) is in her favor to cling to power yet she demonstrates the lack of power with inaction.

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CrickyToday 10:46 pm JSTFor a start its Burma not Miramar, she is desperately trying to save herself, not a patch worthy of any prize, except maybe the least worthy human being with power but that's a crowded short list. So in some alternative Galaxy she....no never mass killings, rape, ethnic cleansing and she not one word. That's not cool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p0K06L93Ms

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For a start its Burma not Miramar, she is desperately trying to save herself, not a patch worthy of any prize, except maybe the least worthy human being with power but that's a crowded short list. So in some alternative Galaxy she....no never mass killings, rape, ethnic cleansing and she not one word. That's not cool.

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Some human rights advocate and hero SHE turned out to be! Practically nothing has changed in Myanmar, it's the same totalitarian nation with the same brutal regime of thugs with the same repression and now with the genocide of 700,000 Rohingya murdered, abused, displaced she even claims that 'there's no genocide going on' and that the Rohingya aren't even Myanmar citizens. Slobodan Milosevic said that about Bosnian Muslims as his armies committed genocide and destroyed Yugoslavia and he thumped his chest about building a 'Greater Serbia'.

sf2kToday 10:04 pm JSTShe criticized them and called them traitors, that's not being powerless, that's being a part of the problem

Absolutely right. Since those 700,000 Rohingya mean nothing to her and the jailing of those journalists who are trying to report the truth of the major human rights crisis and her badmouthing of them as 'traitors' - that only shows her complicity, guilt and her quest to keep it all out of sight in the secluded mountains of Myanmar. That makes her a dictator and a murderer.

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@jumin - I think you mean the downtrodden become the oppressors.

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She criticized them and called them traitors, that's not being powerless, that's being a part of the problem

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History repeats itself. The downtrodden become the downtrodders.

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When will her Nobel Prize be withdrawn?

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Or maybe Aung San Suu Kyi realises that Myanmar was not ready to host an Islamic state within its country?

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Wakarimasen: " Rather I think she is powerless to stop the de facto military government from doing as they please. I agree she should speak out against it, but maybe she isn't quite the saint we once made her out to be?"

Agreed. Regardless, she is complicit.

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I think it is a bit rich to blame her for actively leading all these bad actions.  Rather I think she is powerless to stop the de facto military government from doing as they please.  I agree she should speak out against it, but maybe she isn't quite the saint we once made her out to be?

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What a disappointment. It appears driving the Rohingya into Bangladesh is paramount. Turning a blind eye to genocide is a crime.

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Let's not forget that both journos claim that the so called 'sensitive/secret' documents they're accused of stealing were handed over (or planted) by cops they were having dinner with. In all likelihood, they were framed.

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It's surreal how much a monster she's turned out to be.. She herself who relied so heavily on coverage by foreign and independent media while she was arrested for decades, is now turning around and paying back the gratitude by brutally stamping them out. There is definitely no way back for her now. She's done

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Scratch Myanmar off my list of places to visit any time soon.

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She's proving to be quite the "Leader".

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