Tag Archives: Aung San Suu Kyi

  • World Court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from acts of genocide

    The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingyas from genocide, a ruling cheered by refugees as their first major legal victory since being forced from their homes. ...

  • China’s Xi ends Myanmar visit with flurry of agreements

    Chinese President Xi Jinping ended a two-day state visit to Myanmar on Saturday after attending the signing of a raft of agreements buttressing bilateral relations and advancing Beijing's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. ...

  • UN court to rule next week in Rohingya genocide case

    The UN's top court announced Wednesday that it will issue a decision next week on a request to order Myanmar to halt what has been cast as a genocidal campaign against the southeast Asian country's Rohingya Muslim minority. ...

  • Myanmar’s Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at top UN court

    Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi rejected allegations of genocide against Myanmar in the UN's top court Wednesday, despite admitting the army may have used excessive force against Rohingya Muslims. ...

  • Amnesty accuses Myanmar military of fresh ‘war crimes’ in Rakhine

    Myanmar's military is guilty of committing new "war crimes", extrajudicial killings and torture in its fight against ethnic Rakhine rebels, Amnesty International said Wednesday. ...

  • Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour

    Amnesty International on Monday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour over the Myanmar leader's "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the military against Rohingya Muslims. ...

  • Myanmar’s Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but silent on army role

    Aung San Suu Kyi condemned human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be brought to book, but she did not address UN accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing. ...

  • Laden Tshering Samdup Myanmar’s noble lady in distress

    The Myanmar issue needs to be handled with compassion to both sides and to prevent at all cost another democratic nation falling under the despotic rule of China. ...

  • Wrong to rail against Dalai Lama for not condemning violence on Rohingya Muslims

    The Dalai Lama has multiple times condemned attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, but people have turned to blame him, in one of the cases of moral blindness that is shocking in its idiocy ...

  • Aung San Suu Kyi breaks silence on Myanmar violence

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi broke her silence Wednesday on a refugee crisis that has sent 146,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing from Myanmar into neighbouring Bangladesh. ...