Aung San Suu Kyi
Khing Hnin Wai, a teacher living in Myanmar, accidentally filmed her exercise routine in front of the country’s parliament whilst coup d'état was taking place behind her. The three-minute video posted by Ms Hnin Wai on Facebook took social media by storm. She also posted a series of other videos to show she’s often in the same spot going through her workout routine, with little going on behind her most days. But that all changed on Monday as the country found itself once again in political turmoil. Civilian leaders including Aung San Suu Kyi were taken into custody as the military seized power using claims of election fraud.
Exercise is important.
The country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and other senior politicians were detained in an early morning raid.
Protests erupted at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh over plans to repatriate the group to Myanmar. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya muslims fled Myanmar last year after the government violently cracked down on the group. The violence was met with global condemnation and accusations of genocide and ethnic cleansing.
Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the jailing of two Reuters journalists, saying the arrest had nothing to do with freedom of expression.
Aung San Suu Kyi once said: “It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it.”
The Nobel Peace Prize winner has been accused of turning a blind eye to the massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
A jab at singer's British knighthood.
The Lord Mayor of Dublin has blasted Bob Geldof after returning his Freedom of the City award in protest against Aung San
'Her association with our city shames us all.'