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Bob Geldof is “sick” of the world—blame Donald Trump, Aung San Suu Kyi, and “old culture” - Quartz

Bob Geldof, the veteran singer-songwriter who turned political activist, is “sick of it.” “It” being the politicians getting in the way of a better world Geldof wants to bring to existence, as well as “old culture.” Geldof is well-known for speaking ...and more »

Five Steps to Peace in Myanmar - Project Syndicate

The bloodshed in Myanmar has uprooted hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya, eroded the prestige of government leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and damaged the credibility of ASEAN and the United Nations. The crisis can be resolved, but not without ...and more »

Myanmar's minority strife - East Asia Forum

Author: David I Steinberg, Georgetown University. Since independence in 1948, Myanmar has experienced multiple ethnic rebellions. As the Cold War ended and the internally stabilising effect of international confrontation faded, this already fragmented ...and more »

City of London to debate stripping Aung San Suu Kyi of freedom award - The Guardian

Concern over Burmese leader's response to treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya people prompts review by City of London council. Ben Quinn · @BenQuinn75. Sat 7 Oct 2017 07.15 EDT Last modified on Sat 7 Oct 2017 10.56 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

The Fall of Aung San Suu Kyi, Democracy Icon - The Nation.

Men sit in a tea house in Yangon under a calendar with a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi. (Reuters / Jorge Silva). Independent news is more important than ever. Sign up to get the best of The Nation in your inbox every weekday. You will receive occasional ...and more »

Bob Geldof brands Aung San Suu Kyi 'one of the great ethnic cleansers' - The Guardian

Singer takes aim at Myanmar leader and casts Putin and Trump as 'autocrats who insult us as human beings' in forthright speech at Bogotá youth summit. Global development is supported by. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation About this content · Kate Hodal.and more »

'I loathe these people' - Bob Geldof lashes Trump, Putin and a host of world leaders -

Bob Geldof has delivered searing criticism of a number of world leaders, saying he is "sick of them". At the opening ceremony of the One Young World Summit in Bogota, Colombia, Geldof turned his particular attention to State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi ...and more »

Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers' -

SIR BOB GELDOF took aim at world leaders and Aung San Suu-Kyi in a wide-ranging speech yesterday, calling the latter a “disgrace” that “insults” those who've fought for justice and peace. Speaking at the One Young World conference in Colombia, with ...and more »

Democracy Wasn't the Panacea for Myanmar - lareviewofbooks

MYANMAR SEEMED HEADED for a happy ending in November 2015, when the National League for Democracy (NLD), the party of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, swept the country's landmark election, ending a period of repressive military ...and more »

Nobel peace prize winner Suu Kyi is in danger of losing the freedom of Glasgow - The Times

Aung San Suu Kyi, the international democracy campaigner and de facto leader of Burma, is set to be stripped of Glasgow's highest honour over her failure to speak out against ethnic cleansing. Ms Suu Kyi, who won a Nobel peace prize in 1991, was ...and more »