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West's criticism of Suu Kyi misses big picture of Myanmar - Global Times

Myanmar's State Councilor Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Award laureate, has been increasingly rebuked by the West due to her government's treatment of Rohingyas in the recent ethnic conflicts that have led to more than 400,000 Rohingyas fleeing to ...and more »

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. Bob Geldof has excoriated Vladimir Putin and Donald ...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 rule. This ...and more »

Myanmar cardinal defends country's embattled leader - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar, is seen at the Vatican in this 2015 file photo. During a presentation in Taiwan, he defended Myanmar's leader, Aung, San Suu Kyi, in the face of global criticism over the alleged ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya ...and more »

'I loathe these people': Sir Bob Geldof tears into leaders including Trump, Putin and Suu Kyi - Sky News

The campaigner says Myanmar's leader is an insult to former Nobel Peace Prize winners and that he is 'sick' of Trump and Putin. 14:54, UK, Thursday 05 October 2017. In typical style, Sir Bob didn't mince his words at the. Image: In typical style ...and more »

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

“I am fed up with this world, I'm not tired of it, I'm just sick of it." (One Young World). Share. Written by. Aamna Mohdin. Obsession. Borders. October 05, 2017. Bob Geldof, the veteran singer-songwriter who turned political activist, is “sick of it ...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 »

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 ...and more »

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

Aung San Suu Kyi was bestowed with the City of London's Honorary Freedom in May. Photograph: Rudolf Portillo/EPA. Members of the City of London's local authority are to discuss stripping Aung San Suu Kyi of the Honorary Freedom that was bestowed on her ...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). Ready to fight back? Sign up for Take Action Now and we'll send you three meaningful actions every Tuesday. Thank you for signing up. For ...and more »