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Dublin councillors revoke Suu Kyi award in protest

Dublin councillors on Wednesday voted to revoke an award given to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to protest her handling of violence against Rohingya Muslims in her country, Irish media reported. The vast majority of councillors backed...Show More Summary

Myanmar's Suu Kyi meets China's Xi as Rohingya censure grows

BEIJING (AP) — Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, facing growing international criticism over her country's persecution of Rohingya Muslims, said Friday her government has made progress in creating a peaceful society but acknowledged that "much still remains to be done."

China, Myanmar hail close ties amid Rohingya outcry

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi touted their nations' close ties on Friday as Myanmar's civilian leader, under fire over the Rohingya refugee crisis, visited Beijing on Friday. Suu Kyi was in friendly territory in China...Show More Summary

Myanmar's Suu Kyi visits China as crackdown criticism grows

Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was set to meet President Xi Jinping on a visit to friendly neighbor China starting Friday as international criticism over her country's persecution … Click to Continue »

In China, Aung San Suu Kyi Finds a Warm Welcome (and No Talk of Rohingya)

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Myanmar’s civilian leader is turning to China for diplomatic and economic help as the Rohingya crisis frays relations with the United States.

Pope Francis meets with Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar, fails to say 'Rohingya'

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

About 620,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar in Asia’s worst refugee crisis in decades.        

Pope Francis meets Suu Kyi in Myanmar, avoids mention of Rohingya

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — Pope Francis met with Myanmar leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Tuesday, but avoided any public mention of the country's Muslim Rohingya minority who the U.S. says are being subjected to "ethnic cleansing.” Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of 'Freedom of Oxford' honour

City council withdraws award given to Burmese leader in 1997 because of her 'inaction' over abuses against the Rohingya.

Pope Francis to meet leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar is listening closely to see if Francis will use the word 'Rohingya' on Myanmar soil.

Pope meeting Suu Kyi on Myanmar refugee crisis amid outcry

Pope Francis traveled to Myanmar's capital on Tuesday to meet with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who has come under increasing international criticism over a military crackdown on Rohingya … Click to Continue »

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit China amid Western criticism over Rohingya exodus

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will soon visit Beijing, state media said on Monday, as the southeast Asian nation appears to draw closer to its northern neighbor, China, amid global criticism over an exodus of Rohingya refugees.

Op-Ed Columnist: Myanmar Is Not a Simple Morality Tale

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The West made a saint of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. The Rohingya crisis revealed a politician.

Aung San Suu Kyi signs agreement to take Rohingya back after atrocities

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Burma and Bangladesh signed an accord on Thursday over terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh, a government official said, amid concern that Burma’s powerful army could prove obstructive. Show More Summary

Kate Allen: Rohingya atrocities are a ‘crime against humanity’

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Myanmar has signed a deal with Bangladesh to send hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees back home. Earlier today Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi met the Bangladeshi foreign minister to discuss the details of the agreement. They say repatriations will begin within the next two months. More than 600 thousand people have crossed…

Suu Kyi meets Bangladesh minister over Rohingya repatriation

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi met with Bangladesh's Foreign Minister Thursday to hammer out a deal to return hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Rakhine state, as global pressure mounts over the refugee crisis. Show More Summary

Myanmar’s Crackdown on Rohingya Is Ethnic Cleansing, Tillerson Says

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The long-anticipated designation will open the door to sanctions against the country’s military commanders and intensify pressure on its civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

Aung San Suu Kyi: What we know about 'the Lady'

Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, Suu Kyi has drawn condemnation for her handling of the Rohingya crisis.

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