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Myanmar's Suu Kyi says U.N. Rohingya probe would increase tensions

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A United Nations probe into alleged human rights abuses by Myanmar's military against the minority Rohingya people last year would inflame ethnic tensions, the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Monday.

What's driving the ISIL attacks?

Professor Gilles Kepel on what motivates ISIL attacks, and we debate Aung San Suu Kyi’s stance on Rohingya.

Aung San Suu Kyi: Turning her back on Rohingya?

We debate if Aung San Suu Kyi is willingly ignoring the plight of Myanmar's Rohingya, or if she's unable to help.

Suu Kyi, Trudeau talk federalism for Myanmar

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi sat down with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wednesday to learn about Canadian federalism, a system of government she believes could bring stability to her nation. "I'm happy to be here, particularly to study the federalism of Canada because it is where we're trying to go. Show More Summary

Blog: Myanmar: One year under Suu Kyi, press freedom lags behind democratic progress

When Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her long-persecuted National League for Democracy party won elected office in November 2015, bringing an end to nearly five decades of authoritarian military rule, many local journalists saw the democratic result as a de facto win for press freedom....

Myanmar seeks to kick start stalled peace process

Hundreds of representatives from Myanmar's ethnic insurgent groups gathered in the capital on Wednesday for talks aimed at reviving Aung San Suu Kyi's stuttering peace process after months of heavy fighting. The discussions are the de...Show More Summary

Myanmar's Suu Kyi seeks to revive peace process with fresh talks

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi will open a new round of talks with some of the country's myriad ethnic groups on Wednesday, looking to revive a stuttering peace process after a tough first year in power that saw the worst fighting with rebels in years.

The trouble with Aung San Suu Kyi

If Myanmar's leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fails to act on the things that lie within her power, then she fails on her own terms.

Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar

One year since the government of Aung San Suu Kyi took power, we explore why high hopes for Myanmar have been dashed.

Suu Kyi receives award on visit to UK despite protest

Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the honorary freedom of the City of London on Monday, as a small group of demonstrators protested outside about the treatment of minority Rohingya Muslims. Myanmar's de facto leader received the award at the Guildhall, after meeting with Queen Elizabeth II and heir to the throne Prince Charles on Friday. Show More Summary

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi meets Queen Elizabeth for lunch

LONDON (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met Britain's Queen Elizabeth for lunch on Friday at Buckingham Palace.

Myanmar says fake news being spread to destabilize Suu Kyi government

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's government has warned the public that false news and rumors are being spread by unidentified people wishing to cause "political instability" during the tenure of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, state-run media said on Friday.

Aung San Suu Kyi rejects UN investigation into alleged crimes against humanity in Myanmar

Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she does not agree with the UN's decision to launch an investigation into human rights abuses in Burma. The post Aung San Suu Kyi rejects UN investigation into alleged crimes against humanity in Myanmar appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Vatican, Myanmar establish relations as Suu Kyi visits

The Vatican and Myanmar have agreed to establish diplomatic relations. The announcement came Thursday, on the same day that Pope Francis met with Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu … Click to Continue »

Vatican, Myanmar, establish full relations as Suu Kyi visits Pope

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican and Myanmar on Thursday established full diplomatic relations on the day that Pope Francis met with the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, the Vatican said.

Myanmar, EU at odds over Rohingya rights mission

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union clashed on Tuesday with the visiting leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, by publicly supporting an international mission to look into alleged human rights abuses by the country's security forces against Rohingya Muslims.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to skip Washington summit of Southeast Asia foreign ministers

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has declined an invitation to meet U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington this week alongside top diplomats from Southeast Asia, citing other commitments, Myanmar officials said on Tuesday.

Myanmar's long-suffering Rohingya Muslims hoped that Aung San Suu Kyi would make them full citizens. They were wrong

It is just an ID card, sky blue and gently creased, but it is Mohammad Siddique’s greatest source of shame. The indignity arises not from its routine details — his name, date of birth, photo, thumbprint — but from what it omits. Unlike documents held by citizens of Myanmar, there is no mention...

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