Obama criticises Burmese constitution

  • U.S President Obama has held a town hall Q and A session with Burmese students on a visit to Myanmar as part of his Asian trip.
  • Obama also held joint press conference with Aung San Suu Kyi; criticised Burmese constitution, which bans Suu Kyi from running for president because her children are half British. 
  • Obama denounced 'discrimination against the Rohingya', many of whom have been displaced by ethnic violence. 
  • Suu Kyi: 'Our reform process is going through a bumpy patch'.