Suu Kyi says resolving Myanmar communal violence depends on security, rule of law

April 17, 2013 10:33 AM

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Suu Kyi says resolving Myanmar communal violence depends on security, rule of law

TOKYO – Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the communal violence threatening her country's fledgling reforms must be stopped by ensuring the "rule of law" so that clashing groups feel secure enough for dialogue.

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate, on a visit to Japan, told reporters Wednesday that she objects to violence "committed by anybody against anybody" and that Buddhist-Muslim violence threatens Myanmar's progress toward greater democracy and economic growth.

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