Suu Kyi Visits Karen Refugees in Thailand

Aung San Suu Kyi in Parma

Aung San Suu Kyi in Parma, Italy. Photo: Comune Parma.

MAE SOT, Thailand – Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s historical trip to Thailand concluded Saturday with a visit to a Karen refugee camp, but the democracy icon was not able to address refugees as planned.

Suu Kyi visited Mae La refugee camp in Thailand’s Mae Sot province Saturday morning to conclude her first foreign visit since 1988 when she returned to Burma to care for her ailing mother.

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