A Rohingya boy pleading for food after crossing the border to Bangladesh with hundreds of thousands of other refugees. Many thousands were killed, raped or tortured in Burma, and entire villages razedDAR YASIN
When Aung San Suu Kyi walks through the vaulted corridors of the Peace Palace in the Hague and into the wood-panelled chamber of the UN’s highest court on Tuesday, it will mark another stage in a remarkable transformation.
On her last visit to Europe, in 2016, the Nobel peace prize laureate, known reverentially as “the Lady”, was lauded as the newly elected leader of Burma. Suu Kyi had guided the country out of nearly 50 years of military rule, during which she had been a beacon of non-violent protest by enduring house arrest for 15 years.

Aung San Suu Kyi sees herself as the defender of the Burmese nation 
Aung San Suu Kyi sees herself as the defender of the Burmese nationLYNN BO BOBut she has chosen to return to Europe this week as the public face of that same military to justify its brutal actions and defend Burma against accusations of…