uReallyShouldTrustMe t1_j28xbzg wrote

She didn’t “go along,” she was always like this. The western public just wasn’t paying attention when she wasn’t in power. Before the Rohingya were the Chin up north, the Shan by the Chinese border, the Karen on the border of Thailand, the indigenous people of Miyek in the south. Burmese people, in general, are pretty actively against non Burmese and non-Buddhists in the country. And Myanmar is a country with a shit ton of ethnic minorities. The west just wasn’t paying attention until the Rohingya and well, Aung San Suu Kyi thought it could be business as usual.