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US Holocaust Museum Rescinds Human Rights Award to Myanmar's Leader

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has rescinded a distinguished human rights award it presented to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel laureate and civilian leader of Myanmar, for not stopping or recognizing the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim population in her Southeast Asian country. The Washington-based museum honored Aung San Suu Kyi with the Elie Wiesel Award in 2012, but announced Tuesday it had been rescinded. A museum statement said that under her leadership, the National...

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