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An Oxford University College takes down portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi.

An Oxford University College takes down portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi.

 

An Oxford University college has removed a portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi amid allegations Myanmar has been carrying out ethnic cleansing. 

Ms Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, is an alumna of St Hugh's College and has previously been awarded an honorary degree.

But the leader has come under mounting criticism over her handling of the Rohingya crisis which has seen more than 400,000 Muslims flee the country.

Earlier this month the United Nations accused the state of ethnic cleansing over the mass exodus of the Rohingya, an ethnic minority, fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh. 

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