Aung San Suu Kyi
A grave situation in Burma as military coup has occurred, with leader Suu Kyi and other officials detained
The powerful military in Burma has overtaken the government in a military coup on Monday Feb. 1, and has called a state of emergency for the country. U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken condemned the action, and called for the military to "reverse these actions immediately." Senior leaders of the country ...
Myanmar Supreme Court agrees to rule on journalists’ appeal
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 ...
Two sentenced to death in Myanmar for killing lawyer, adviser
Two others received prison terms and a third suspect remains at large
Myanmar court sentences 2 to death for killing Suu Kyi aide
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 ...
Myanmar charter change bid unlikely to loosen military grip on power
Suu Kyi's bid to amend the military's constitution might help her in 2020 election, but she is unlikely to secure big
Myanmar police fire rubber bullets on ethnic minority demonstrators
Members of Karenni group were protesting statue of Burmese independence hero General Aung San, father of leader Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar’s civilian, military leaders meet, vow to ‘crush’ Rakhine rebels
Fighting between government forces and the rebel Arakan Army in the western state of Rakhine has displaced thousands of people since early December, according to the United Nations
New Myanmar youth activists look beyond Suu Kyi
They're increasingly disillusioned with the administration they voted into power with sky-high hopes three years ago
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Pence says Myanmar’s handling of Rohingya ‘without excuse’
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
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
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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