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• Pulitzer Price-winning Reuters journalist, Myanmar Bureau • Reachable at thuthu.aung@thomsonreuters.com

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Some close to Aung San Suu Kyi have voiced concerns her trip to The Hague could further tarnish her image abroad. But at home the announcement has unleashed a wave of popular support. By @thuttag @Shoon_Naing @poppymcp

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Thailand detains wife, children of Rakhine insurgent group leader

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Some close to her are worried about what she’s going to say. Her party spokesman, however: "Myanmar people do not support people being driven from their homes. But it is different with these Bengalis leaving.” Reporting with @Shoon_Naing @thuttag.

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Horrific reports emerging from Mrauk U, the historic former capital of Rakhine, until recently a prime tourist attraction in #Myanmar. Two children under 3 and one of their mothers dead, 6 injured including two pregnant women. @thuttag reports.

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Human Rights Watch says Bangladesh is blocking hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children,  who have fled Myanmar and are currently living in the Cox’s Bazaar refugee camps, from accessing meaningful education https://reut.rs/2qdlDnC  by @thuttag

Human Rights Watch says Bangladesh is blocking hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children, who have fled Myanmar and are currently living in the Cox’s Bazaar refugee camps, from accessing meaningful education https://reut.rs/2qdlDnC  by @thuttag

‘Aung San Suu Kyi is the bravest leader in the world,” Saw Phoe Kwar, a reggae singer known for his hits ‘Love Each Other’ and ‘Stop the Hate’, told the crowd.’ @Shoon_Naing and @thuttag report on the public mood in #Myanmar ahead of the genocide trial.

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#Myanmar hired lawyer William Schabas to defend them in the ICJ against allegations of #genocide against #Rohingya. In 2013, Schabas himself went on record alleging Myanmar may be committing genocide against Rohingya. He’s in this Al Jaz film, see at 44:00

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Footage I shot for @Reuters of one of the last protesters at Poly U in the deserted and filthy canteen. 

He said police were playing a “psychological game” with holdouts. “They want the people who are trapped on campus to feel threatened.”

Police deny sending uncover cops in.

Footage I shot for @Reuters of one of the last protesters at Poly U in the deserted and filthy canteen. He said police were playing a “psychological game” with holdouts. “They want the people who are trapped on campus to feel threatened.” Police deny sending uncover cops in.

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China’s mobile missiles on the loose in Myanmar

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Breaking - one foreign national killed, another injured after landmine blast in #Myanmar, reports @Shoon_Naing "One died from stepping on a mine and the other got injured. The female survivor seems to be in shock so we couldn't ask any questions so far."

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LIVE: Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam holds weekly news briefing

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More on the extraordinary news from #Myanmar tonight. The military says decision was made for Suu Kyi to go after consultation between army and civilian government. Her party spokesman tells us, "She decided to face that lawsuit by herself."

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A headline I could not have imagined writing, once. Huge news from #Myanmar: Suu Kyi will appear in person to fight genocide case at the Hague.

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Suu Kyi to 'lead team' to Hague to fight Rohingya genocide case | Article [AMP] | Reuters

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Myanmar judge extends sentences for poets jailed for mocking military

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Breaking: Hundreds of protesters stream out of Poly U to defend their lines against riot police after a fitful night. Authorities are desperate to clear the last holdout university redoubt in HK with the Cross Harbour tunnel still blocked #HK #HongKongProtests #StandwithHK

Breaking: Hundreds of protesters stream out of Poly U to defend their lines against riot police after a fitful night. Authorities are desperate to clear the last holdout university redoubt in HK with the Cross Harbour tunnel still blocked #HK #HongKongProtests #StandwithHK

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Huge news. As Rohingya arrived in Bangladesh two years ago, fleeing horror, they unanimously said they wanted justice for what had happened to them. The wheels are now turning.

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Aung San Suu Kyi at ASEAN meetings in Bangkok. Picture by  @soezeya for @reuterspictures

Aung San Suu Kyi at ASEAN meetings in Bangkok. Picture by @soezeya for @reuterspictures

A demonstrator waves a Chilean national flag as others run from tear gas and water cannon at Plaza Italia during a protest against Chile's government in #Santiago , #Chile November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A demonstrator waves a Chilean national flag as others run from tear gas and water cannon at Plaza Italia during a protest against Chile's government in #Santiago , #Chile November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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