London — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of her honorific freedom of Oxford, the British city where she studied and raised her children, because of her "inaction" in the Rohingya crisis. "When Aung San Suu Kyi was given the Freedom of the City in 1997 it was because she reflected Oxford’s values of tolerance and internationalism," the city council said in a statement issued on Monday. "Today we have taken the unprecedented step of stripping her of the city’s highest honour because of her inaction in the face of the oppression of the minority Rohingya population," the council said in the statement, which was published after a unanimous vote. "Our reputation is tarnished by honouring those who turn a blind eye to violence." Oxford’s world-renowned university removed portraits of Suu Kyi, a former student, from its walls in September. Suu Kyi’s late husband Michael Aris was a lecturer in Asian history at the university, and the couple lived and raised their two sons i...

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