U.S. Holocaust Museum rescinds award to Myanmar’s leader over Rohingya crisis

The U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. is the latest organization to revoke a human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar. Suu Kyi was considered to be a human rights icon, but her indifference to the plight of the Rohingya Muslim people in her country has frustrated many in the international community who once praised her.

Suu Kyi received the museum’s Elie Wiesel award in 2012 for her opposition to her country’s military dictatorship. The museum...

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