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Aung San Suu Kyi's story is incredible - she spent years under house arrest, peacefully fought against a military dictatorship in Myanmar and has finally taken political office.

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Aung San Suu Kyi's decisions now could shape Myanmar's future, and not everyone is optimistic - especially when it comes to the country's Muslim minority, the Rohingya.

Learn more here:
BBC. “Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Exclusive Interview - BBC News.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFEEmdKbqBE

Al Jazeera. “The Trouble With Aung San Suu Kyi.” http://www.aljazeera.com/blogs/asia/2017/05/trouble-aung-san-suu-kyi-170508150412117.html

United Nations. “Statement By Ms. Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur On The Situation Of Human Rights In Myanmar At The 34th Session Of The Human Rights Council.” http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=21355&LangID=E

Presented by: Sana Saeed
Written by: Emily Gibson
Edited by: Brian Joseph
Animations by: Marisa Cruz
Produced by: Emily Gibson

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