Myanmar's ousted leader, once an icon of freedom, faces the prospect of another prolonged detention. But her handling of atrocities against the Rohingya has left her reputation abroad in tatters.
The remarks by Myanmar special envoy Christine Schraner Burgener during a closed-door session of the U.N. Security Council come as new fighting rages between the army and ethnic insurgents.
Many of those who led the first protests against Myanmar's coup were minority rights activists, garment workers, student groups and others who had butted heads with Aung San Suu Kyi and her party.
Security forces in Myanmar reportedly shot and killed nine anti-junta protesters on Friday, bringing the number killed in six weeks of post-coup unrest in the Southeast Asian country to well over 200.