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Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers speech at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN 2018 at the National Convention Center in Hanoi, Vietnam. China News Service/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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After being sentenced on Monday to seven years, Kyaw Soe Oo is escorted out of the courthouse by police. He and fellow Reuters journalist Wa Lone were accused of breaking a law on state secrets. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Myanmar border guard police patrol the fence in the "no man's land" zone between Myanmar and Bangladesh, as seen from Maungdaw, Rakhine state, during a government-organized visit for journalists on Aug. 24. A new U.N. report finds that Myanmar's military and other groups, including the border police, committed atrocities. The report urges the prosecution of military leaders for genocide. Phyo Hein Kyaw/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Aung San Suu Kyi celebrated her 73rd birthday with members of her National League for Democracy party at the parliament building in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Tuesday. Aung Shine Oo/AP hide caption

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Rohingya Crisis Is Making Some In Myanmar Rethink Their Views Of Aung San Suu Kyi

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Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, in a national address in September, said she felt deeply for the suffering of all people caught up in conflict scorching through Rakhine state — in her first comments that also mentioned Muslims displaced by violence. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait squashed against each other to receive food handouts distributed to children and women by a Turkish aid agency at Thaingkhali refugee camp, Bangladesh, in October. Dar Yasin/AP hide caption

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Aung San Suu Kyi (center), poses with Bill Richardson (2nd right) and other members of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State after their meeting in Myanmar on Monday. Myanmar State Counsellor Office via AP hide caption

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Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi gives a speech this month in Beijing. The U.N. human rights chief says she could be held responsible for her country's brutal treatment of the Rohingya. Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis meets with a Rohingya refugee at the archbishop's residence in Dhaka. Pope Francis arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar, the second stage of a visit that has been dominated by the plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi (center) walks out of her ministry in Naypyitaw on Friday. Her ally U Htin Kyaw took over as Myanmar's president Wednesday. Aung Shine Oo/AP hide caption

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Aung San Suu Kyi (left) speaks with military generals during the presidential handover ceremony in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Wednesday. Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, will hold several top positions in the new civilian government, including the post of foreign minister. Nyein Chan Naing/AP hide caption

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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, seen here arriving for a party meeting Thursday, is expected to be closely involved in the incoming president's decisions. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A vendor holds a calendar featuring Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar. Myanmar's current president has promised a peaceful transfer of power. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP hide caption

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