Aung San Suu Kyi
World  /  Published 05.08.20

Aung San Suu Kyi seeks a second term

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday formally declared her intention to seek a second term in an election in November that is seen as a test of the Southeast Asian nation’s tentative democ...
By Reuters in Yangon

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Simmering plot: Security situation in Rakhine

Myanmar’s Senior General, Min Aung Hlaing, has triggered a controversy by saying in an interview that the terrorist organizations active in his country are backed by “strong forces”....
By Luv Puri

World  /  Published 02.07.20

Myanmar to hold election on Nov 8

Myanmar state media on Wednesday announced November 8 as the date for a parliamentary election set to serve as a test of the country’s first democratic government in half a century. A statement...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 11.12.19

Suu Kyi in genocide denial

A day after Aung San Suu Kyi listened at the world’s highest court in The Hague to testimony of the horrors inflicted upon the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar — veils ripped off girls before their rap...
By Marlise Simons and Hannah Beech/ New York Times News Service in The Hague

World  /  Published 12.11.18

Amnesty withdraws prize given to Suu Kyi

Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about violence ag...
By Reuters in Yangon


World  /  Published 23.01.20

UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the Rohing...
By AP in The Hague

World  /  Published 23.04.19

Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld the seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Mu...
By AP in Myanmar

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.20

Redeeming ruling on Rohingyas

Aung San Suu Kyi is of the view that while war crimes had been perpetrated against the Rohingya, Myanmar’s Muslim minority, the allegations of abuse had been exaggerated by the victims. The Internat...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 10.12.19

US blacklists 4 Myanmar military chiefs

The US on Tuesday blacklisted four Myanmar military leaders, including the commander-in-chief, in the toughest action taken yet by Washington for alleged human rights abuses against the Rohingya and o...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 19.01.20

Oh Xit: As whole, lost in translation

Facebook apologised on Saturday after its platform translated Xi Jinping, the name of the Chinese leader, from Burmese to a vulgar word in English.The mistranslation caught the company’s attention w...
By Mariel Padilla/New York Times News Service in New York


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