By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi spoke at length about her country's troubled western state of Rakhine at a Sydney conference on Sunday and appealed to Southeast Asian neighbors for help, Australia's prime minister said. Show More Summary
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has immunity from prosecution, Australia's attorney general said Sunday after a legal bid was launched to hold her responsible for "crimes against humanity". A group of five Australian lawyers...Show More Summary
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was pressed about the Rohingya crisis at an ASEAN summit in Sydney Sunday, but the regional bloc stressed it could not intervene and "force an outcome". Suu Kyi has been under intense global...Show More Summary
The Nobel Peace Prize winner has been accused of turning a blind eye to the massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has rescinded its top award to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi because of her failure to condemn and stop military attacks on her country’s minority Rohingya Muslims, the museum said on Wednesday. The Washington museum’s rescission of its Elie Wiesel Award to Suu...
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum gives out its prestigious Elie Wiesel Award to just one person a year, selecting "an internationally prominent individual whose actions have advanced the Museum's vision of a world where people confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity." Now, the second person to ever...
Three Nobel Peace Prize laureates are urging Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, herself a Nobel laureate, to condemn the violence against Rohingya refugees or possibly face prosecution for genocide.
Myanmar's persecution of the Rohingya has reached levels of genocide claims, but no serious action from the US has been forthcoming. In Myanmar today, the thugs have won. Any moral leadership we thought Aung San Suu Kyi possessed has been badly damaged. Show More Summary
The United Nations Special Envoy on Human Rights in Myanmar, also known as Burma, has claimed that Aung San Suu Kyi could be complicit in the systematic persecution of the Rohingya people, in what bears all the hallmarks of genocide. Professor Yanghee Lee, who’s now been barred from Burma, said she’d received many death threats…
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Two ethnic armed groups in Myanmar signed a ceasefire with the government on Tuesday, as leader Aung San Suu Kyi seeks to revive a stuttering peace process to end decades of conflict.
BANGKOK (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday to discuss the Southeast Asian nation's Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority and how almost 700,000 of them can be repatriated safely after fleeing to Bangladesh to escape violence perpetrated largely by Myanmar's military.
Britain's Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, says Myanmar's leader is not fully aware of what he called 'the horror' in northern Rakhine state.
Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson meets displaced Rohingya Muslims, hours after speaking to Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar's capital. No reporter narration.
Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson stopped off in Myanmar on Sunday to press Aung San Suu Kyi on the need for an independent probe into violence in Rakhine state, as the country faces mounting pressure to punish troops accused of atrocities against the Muslim Rohingya. Show More Summary
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has met Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and called on her to help the Rohingya refugees. Mr Johnson said Burmese authorities should fully investigate the violence against the Rohingya minority and create the ‘right conditions’ for them to return to their homes in Rakhine state. More than 620, 000 Rohingya…
Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson met with Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar's capital on Sunday to press for action on the Rohingya crisis, as the country faces mounting pressure to punish troops accused of atrocities against the Muslim minority. Show More Summary
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Britain's foreign minister said he would raise the case of two Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar with the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Sunday, referring to a report they authored on violence against minority Rohingya Muslims.
Myanmar's Nobel laureate and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi stays silent on lawyer Ko Ni's first death anniversary.
A man threw a petrol bomb at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday, officials said, a rare attack on a national figurehead who enjoys strong domestic support but has drawn global outcry over her reticence to speak up for the Rohingya. Show More Summary