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Aung San Suu Kyi 'Has Changed': Bill Richardson

Former US diplomat and friend of ASSK's says she's no longer a human rights icon

Veteran US diplomat and former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson explains to Newshour why he resigned from a board advising Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi on the Rohingya crisis. "She's gone from a human rights icon to a politician".

Also in the programme: how to tell whether someone claiming asylum due to persecution is really gay; and should Australia's national day marking the arrival of British colonists be moved?

(Photo: Bill Richardson speaking in Washington DC in 2016. Credit: Jim Watson / AFP /Getty Images)

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Thu 25 Jan 2018 21:06GMT

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