Revoking Aung San Suu Kyi’s freedom of city ‘matter for city council’

FF calls on Government to propose sanctions against Myanmar over Rohingya treatment

A protest in Peshawar in Pakistan against Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi over violence against the Rohingya. Photograph: Bilawal Arbab/EPA

A protest in Peshawar in Pakistan against Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi over violence against the Rohingya. Photograph: Bilawal Arbab/EPA

It is up to Dublin City Council to decide whether to strip Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi of the freedom of the city, Minister of State Helen McEntee has told the Dáil.

Ms McEntee was responding to calls for the Myanmar political leader to be stripped of the honour and of her Nobel prize following government violence against the Rohingya ethnic minority in the country’s Rakhine State.

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