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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Still Ignoring Humanitarian Atrocity in Country She Leads

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi seems to be unwilling to discuss her country’s military assault against the Rohingya.

Myanmar Leader Slammed for Glossing Over the Country’s Crisis

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and internationally renowned human rights advocate Aung San Suu Kyi is facing sharp criticism for her remarks Tuesday on the crisis in Myanmar, a military massacre which has been described by the top United Nations human right official as “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” As of early September, the death […]

Is Myanmar's leader out of touch or ignoring Rohingya crisis?

Burma's leader is defending her government against charges of ethnic cleansing. For the first time, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi addressed her country over accusations the military burned down hundreds of Rohingya Muslim villages. Jonah Fisher of our partners at BBC reports from the country's capital.

Who deserves the Nobel Peace Prize?

One of the world's most prestigious prizes honouring peacemakers will be announced on October 6.

The Evolution of Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi was described as the Nelson Mandela of Burma. She won the Nobel Peace Prize and was honored around the world. Now,... Continue reading ?

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Ignoble Laureate

Gavin Jacobson on the Nobel Peace Prize winner, who has remained silent about the military campaign against the Rohingya, a stateless ethnic minority in Myanmar.

Urban Organics Dramatically Increases Output with New Location

PRESS RELEASE: The Midwest has long been a major source of innovation when it comes to feeding the world, so it's no wonder that the same state where Nobel Peace Prize winning agronomist Norman Borlaug was educated is now delivering on the promise...

What the Hell Is Happening in Myanmar?

Buddhist militants are conducting a genocidal campaign against an ethnic minority, all under the watch of a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

McConnell defends Myanmar’s Suu Kyi but 'deeply troubled' by attacks on Muslim minority group

last weekNews : The Lookout

Mitch McConnell warned against “unfounded criticism” aimed at Myanmar leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi for not doing enough to halt violence targeting her country’s Rohinyga Muslim minority.

A Nobel Peace Prize winner’s silence on ‘ethnic cleansing,’ and 5 other global stories

last weekNews : BlogPost

In this occasional series, the London bureau of The Washington Post brings you up to speed on some of the biggest stories of the week. First up: The plight of the Rohingya. The biggest story: “An ethnic cleansing” The number of Rohingya refugees fleeing a military crackdown in Burma has topped 370,000, in a crisis the United […]

Apparent 'Ethnic Cleansing' Is Now Unfolding In Myanmar, U.N. Says

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Operations against the Rohingya look like a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing," the U.N. human rights chief says. But Myanmar's civilian leader, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, denies the allegations.

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RECIPIENT AUNG SAN SUU KYI UPDATE: Apparent ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Is Now Unfolding In…

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RECIPIENT AUNG SAN SUU KYI UPDATE: Apparent ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Is Now Unfolding In Myanmar, U.N. Says.

India Nobel winner in new campaign for abused and trafficked children

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi is about to launch a new campaignBruised and battered from previous campaigns against child labour, India's Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi hopes one million people will join his latest drive starting Monday -- against the sexual abuse and trafficking of children. Show More Summary

How a humanitarian crisis tarnished Nobel winner Aung San Suu Kyi's legacy, perhaps forever

She was once synonymous with the struggle against oppression. In accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, she called for “a world free from the displaced, the homeless and the hopeless.” But Aung San Suu Kyi has missed perhaps her greatest opportunity to make good on those words as the leader of Myanmar’s...

Nobel institute: Myanmar leader can't be stripped of prize

The organization that oversees the Nobel Peace Prize says the 1991 prize awarded to Myanmar's Aung Sang Suu Kyi cannot be revoked. The Norwegian Nobel Institute on Friday said that … Click to Continue »

Petition seeks to revoke Suu Kyi's Nobel over Rohingya crisis

Thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for the Nobel committee to revoke Aung San Suu Kyi's peace prize over the Myanmar government's treatment of its Rohingya Muslims. "The de facto ruler of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi has done virtually nothing to stop this crime against humanity in her country," the petition says. Show More Summary

Why Aung San Suu Kyi is unlikely to have her Nobel Peace Prize revoked

2 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

Aung San Suu Kyi won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her campaign for democracy in Burma. At the time, it wasn't clear if she even knew she had won the prize: Suu Kyi had been placed under strict house arrest by the country's military dictatorship, as she would be for a total of 15 […]

Aung San Suu Kyi does not deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

A person so blatantly affiliated with genocide should not carry the title "Nobel Peace Prize laureate".

Burma's Nobel Peace Prize Winner Aung Suu Kyi Winks at Rohingya Massacres

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

The backlash against Suu Kyi shows how much her once ardent supporters have become disenchanted with their former ‘democracy icon.’

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