Oxford college has taken down a portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi where she studied. The state counsellor of Burma studied at St Hugh’s College between 1964 and 1967, earning a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. The Swan student newspaper reported the painting was taken down on Thursday and replaced with a painting by Yoshihiro Takada. The newspaper quoted Benjamin Jones from the college as saying the portrait has been moved to a “secure location” while the Takada piece was displayed “for a period”. Aung…
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