Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi

New report reveals extreme traumatic stress among Rohingya genocide survivors

The trauma symptoms experienced by a majority of Rohingya are indicative of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a serious mental-health condition that can interfere with leading a constructive life

An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, on 11 September 2017

Why so hesitant to condemn Myanmar?

A close study reveals the position of most of the countries remained unchanged over time. The nine countries that voted against the resolution are Belarus, Cambodia, China, Laos, Philippines, Russia, ...

Why so hesitant to condemn Myanmar?

Myanmar opposition rejects ‘unfair’ election, demands new vote

Myanmar’s military-aligned opposition party on Wednesday rejected the results of this week’s election as “unfair”

Myanmar police stand guard in front of the Union Election Commission building after protesters held a rally demanding a new election in Naypyidaw on 11 November 2020

It’s vital to amend Myanmar’s citizenship laws: UK

The UK minister urged the authorities in Myanmar to make sure free and fair elections are held at the earliest opportunity in those areas where they were cancelled

Supporters of National League for Democracy celebrate at party headquarters after the general election in Yangon, Myanmar, on 9 November 2020

Suu Kyi's NLD confident of landslide victory in Myanmar polls

Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling National League for Democracy said Monday it was confident of winning a landslide victory in Myanmar as official results trickled in following the weekend's ...

Supporters of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party celebrate in Naypyidaw on 9 November 2020, as NLD officials said results showed a landslide victory in the weekend's election.

Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit ‘apartheid election’

The election will be just the second since the Southeast Asian nation emerged from nearly half a century of junta rule in 2011

A voter casts her ballot at a polling station in Yangon on 8 November 2020

Myanmar vote ban extinguishes hope for ethnic minorities

The decision to exclude swathes of their homelands from the vote -- ostensibly over security concerns -- has instead filled them with anger and despair, with nearly two million people now ...

Trishaw drivers campaign for the National League for Democracy (NLD) party amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread, in Yangon, Myanmar, on 10 September 2020

Three years in review

No end in sight to Rohingya crisis

Myanmar has not taken a single Rohingya back home till date although the crisis enters the fourth year within a couple of days amid “lack of conducive conditions” in Rakhine required for a safe and ...

In this file photo taken on October 19, 2017 Rohingya refugees who were stranded walk near the no man`s land area between Bangladesh and Myanmar in the Palongkhali area next to Ukhia. Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims still pour over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh camps every week, six months into the refugee crisis.

Some Myanmar journalists work from shadows

Suu Kyi's administration has brought charges against 31 journalists ranging from unlawful association to terrorism to criminal defamation since she came to power, according to local rights group Athan

Photographs of Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi hung in a shop in Yangon, Myanmar, on 23 January 2020

Suu Kyi says 'war crimes may have been committed against Rohingya’

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi admitted on Thursday that war crimes may have been committed against Rohingya Muslims but denied genocide, saying refugees had exaggerated the extent of abuses against ...

Suu Kyi says 'war crimes may have been committed against Rohingya’
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