Why the Guild is right to change the name of the Aung San Suu Kyi Room

The Liverpool Guild of Students is currently in the process of choosing a new name for what was formerly known as the Aung San Suu Kyi Room. This is due to a recent Change It petition which requested that the name of the room be changed because of Suu Kyi’s inaction over the persecution of the Rohingya in her native Burma. The Rohingya people of Burma are often said to be the world’s most persecuted minority. Living in Arakan, also known as the Rakhine state in west Burma, the Rohingya have suffered severe human rights injustices. Being a Muslim minority...

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