Aung San Suu Kyi a big letdown

It is disappointing to hear Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's response to the Rohingya crisis

She is a State Counsellor, a Nobel Peace Laureate and a woman admired by millions around the world for her sheer resilience and perseverance.

Despite cries from diplomats and pressure from human rights councils, she appears to be bound by the junta, contrary to common belief that she is an independent voice.

Ramamurthy Mahesh Kumar

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 22, 2017, with the headline 'Aung San Suu Kyi a big letdown'. Print Edition | Subscribe