Burmese Cardinal defends country's leader - Premier

Myanmar's most senior Catholic bishop has defended the country's leader, despite international criticism of her response to the Rohingya crisis. Cardinal Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, said Aung San Suu Kyi's powers were limited by the constitution ...

Freedom of Oxford revoked - ITV News

The de facto leader of Myanmar is to have her Freedom of Oxford honour withdrawn. The City Council says it's voted to revoke the honour due to her failure to condemn the treatment of Rohingya Muslims, at the hands of her government's military. Aung San ...

Myanmar: Video shows bodies and burning villages as army 'continues campaign' against Rohingya Muslims - ABC Online

Footage from inside Myanmar's alleged "ethnic cleansing" shows half-buried corpses, villages burning and desperate people fleeing through the mountains. The videos also appeared to contradict claims from the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...

Footage proves anti Rohingya violence continues in Myanmar - ABC Local

Footage from inside Myanmar shows dead bodies, Rohingya villages burning and desperate people fleeing through the mountains. The footage appears to contradict claims from the country's state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi that security forces ended their ...

Myanmar's minority strife - East Asia Forum

As the Cold War ended and the internally stabilising effect of international confrontation faded, this already fragmented state, along with other countries, experienced new ethno-religious pressures. These pressures grew over time, and the reformist ...

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 ...

Suu Kyi to be stripped of Freedom of Oxford award - Hi-tech Beacon

Over 400,000 people have signed a petition demanding that the Nobel Committee takes back the Nobel Peace Prize from Burma's leader Aung San Suu Kyi due to her government's treatment of the Rohingya people in Burma, also known as Myanmar.

Rohingya crisis in Myanmar after attacks [program] - Global Journalist

Just two years ago, once-isolated Myanmar seemed firmly on a new course. Longtime opposition. Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel laureate and Myanmar state counselor (AP Photo/Mark Baker). leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her National ...

Global Journalist: Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar After Attacks - KBIA

Longtime opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy won a sweeping victory in elections that year, a milestone in moving the southeast Asian nation towards democracy and away from decades of military ...

Burmese Cardinal defends Aung San Suu Kyi - Independent Catholic News

Burma (Myanmar)'s most senior Catholic bishop has expressed support for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi – despite the international community's widespread criticism of her response to the country's Rohingya crisis. In defence of Ms Suu Kyi, Cardinal Maung Bo, ...

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). Want more independent journalism? Sign up for The Nation Daily. Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue.

Suu Kyi should return her Nobel : Kailash Satyarthi - indiablooms

Bhopal, Oct 6 (IBNS) : Slamming the Myanmar government for the Rohingya crisis, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Friday said Aung San Suu Kyi should return her Nobel prize, CNN-News 18 reported. Speaking at his Bharat Yatra programme for making ...

India's Outreach To Myanmar Cannot Be Limited To Human Rights - Swarajya

New Delhi should not jettison its hard-won strategic space in Myanmar because of self-righteous moral posturing. Finally, Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi broke her silence on the Rohingya crisis last month. After being pilloried across the ...

Aung San Suu Kyi Should Return Her Nobel Prize, Kailash Satyarthi on Rohingya Crisis - News18

In Bhopal as part of his Bharat Yatra for making India safer for children, Satyarthi flayed the Sui Kyi-led Myanmar government for the atrocities on Rohingyas saying the treatment was not at par with the 'human values'. Vivek Trivedi | News18. Updated ...

Singer Bob Geldof labels Aung San Suu Kyi as 'one of the great ethnic cleansers' - Dhaka Tribune

Robert Frederick Zenon “Bob” Geldof, a singer, songwriter and political activist labelled Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi as “one of the great ethnic cleansers of our planet”, reports The Guardian. During his speech at the One Young World ...

Western powers warn Suu Kyi on Rohingya before speech - DeathRattleSports.com

UNITED NATIONS – Britain led world powers Monday in warning Myanmar of potential action if leader Aung San Suu Kyi does not move to end a campaign against the Rohingya minority. Hours before Suu Kyi delivers a national address Tuesday, British ...

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

Aung San Suu Kyi, seen here in Naypyidaw, the capital of Myanmar, has been described as 'a disgrace' by Bob Geldof in a speech at the One Young World summit in Colombia. Photograph: Hein Htet/EPA. Global development ...

A History Of Slaughter: The Rohingya, Aung San Suu Kyi And Australia's Role In A Human Rights Betrayal - New Matilda

As the slaughter continues, Ali MC weighs in on the history of the 'world's most persecuted people'. Recently, protesters converged on the State Library of Victoria to make their voice heard in response to the escalating Rohingya crisis. For the mostly ...

Glasgow moves to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of honours - HeraldScotland

THE leader of Burma faces having the freedom of Glasgow stripped from her because of her failure to condemn the violence and persecution against Rohingya Muslims in the country. Aung San Suu Kyi has drawn increasing criticism in recent months for her ...

Rohingya: Former UN mandate holders call Myanmar to stop genocide - New Straits Times Online

(File pix) Rohingya refugees gather at a water place at a camp for those who recently fled from Myanmar, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh Oct 5, 2017. (REUTERS). By Bernama - October 6, 2017 @ 11:49am. KUALA LUMPUR: Sixteen former United Nations ...