Aung San Suu Kyi will speak on the fate of the Rohingya
General Assembly meeting in New York, Guterres warned that if the Burmese leader, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, did not react very quickly, “the tragedy will be absolutely horrible”.
If it does not act to remedy the situation now, I think the tragedy will be absolutely horrible and unfortunately, I do not see how things could improve in the future.
Highly anticipated speech
After having announced it would not attend the General Assembly of the UN, Aung San Suu Kyi has announced plans to address his countrymen Tuesday for the first time since the beginning of the crisis of the late of the month of August.
His televised speech at the Nation, scheduled to be delivered from Naypyidaw, Burma’s administrative capital, at 10 am local time (3:30 am GMT), is highly anticipated, with the Nobel Peace Prize the army, accused of carrying out abuses under the guise of an anti-terrorist operation.
The United Nations has warned against the risk of “ethnic cleansing” after the persecution of the Rohingya have stepped in Rakhine State (west of Burma), where the armed conducting an extensive operation of reprisals since attacks on 25 August of rebels of this minority.
According to the latest UN report, more than 400,000 Rohingya fled Burma to join the Bangladesh neighbor. The southern border of Burma has become one of the largest refugee camps in the world in three weeks.