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
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."
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 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 »
Myanmar’s civilian leader is turning to China for diplomatic and economic help as the Rohingya crisis frays relations with the United States.
About 620,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar in Asia’s worst refugee crisis in decades.
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
City council withdraws award given to Burmese leader in 1997 because of her 'inaction' over abuses against the Rohingya.
Myanmar is listening closely to see if Francis will use the word 'Rohingya' on Myanmar soil.
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 »
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.
The West made a saint of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. The Rohingya crisis revealed a politician.
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
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…
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
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.
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, Suu Kyi has drawn condemnation for her handling of the Rohingya crisis.