Myanmar Supreme Court agrees to rule on journalists’ appeal

Asia & Pacific 03/26/19, 06:48

Myanmar's Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to rule on an appeal filed by lawyers for two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in prison for their reporting on Myanmar's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo remained in Insein Prison while their lawyers attended the court's first ...

Myanmar court sentences 2 to death for killing Suu Kyi aide

Asia & Pacific 02/15/19, 03:11

A court in Myanmar on Friday sentenced two men to death for the killing of a prominent Muslim lawyer who was a close adviser to the country's top leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.The Yangon Northern District Court found the gunman, Kyi Lin, guilty of premeditated murder and illegal weapons possession ...

10 Things to Know for Today

U.S. 11/14/18, 06:27

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. 'IF SEEN, PLEASE HAVE HIM CALL'A message board at a shelter for those who fled California's deadliest wildfire is filled with photos of the missing, as well as pleas for any information about ...

Pence says Myanmar’s handling of Rohingya ‘without excuse’

Asia & Pacific 11/14/18, 02:29

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rebuffed criticism over her government's treatment of its ethnic Rohingya Muslims.U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, not seen, in Singapore, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Pence is Singapore to attend the 33rd ASEAN summit. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, Pool)U.S. ...

Canada revokes Myanmar leader’s honorary citizenship

World 10/02/18, 22:18

Canada's Parliament formally stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday for complicity in the atrocities committed against Myanmar's Rohingya people.The Senate voted unanimously to strip Suu Kyi, Myanmar's civilian leader, of the symbolic honor bestowed on her in 2007.The upper house's move follows a similar unanimous vote ...

Amal Clooney: Pardon Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar

World 09/28/18, 18:28

Human Rights attorney Amal Clooney, who is representing two journalists from Reuters news agency sentenced to hard labor after they uncovered a military massacre, urged Myanmar leader and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday to immediately pardon the reporters and reverse a miscarriage of justice.Clooney, speaking at ...

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