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Nobel laureates blame Suu Kyi for Rohingya crisis

Three Nobel laureates blame Aung San Suu Kyi for Rohingya crisis

One of the laureates, Yemen’s Tawakkol Karman, urged Suu Kyi to “wake up” or “face prosecution.” Her two colleagues Northern Ireland’s Mairead Maguire and Iran’s Shirin Ebadi promised to work to bring those responsible to justice.

Despite clash, Richardson says Suu Kyi remains Myanmar's best hope

Despite clash, Bill Richardson says Aung San Suu Kyi remains Myanmar’s best hope

Bill Richardson said Suu Kyi had developed a “siege mentality” in her position as Myanmar’s State Counsellor but added that Western governments should continue to engage with her.

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Rohingya crisis: Philippines President tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

“We were talking about our country, the interest of our country … and I said ‘do not mind the human rights’ (activists), they are just a noisy bunch actually,” Rodrigo Duterte said.

Pope Francis to meet Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis amid UN outcry

Pope Francis begins his first full day in Myanmar traveling to the country’s capital Tuesday to meet with the civilian leader, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a day after hosting the military general in charge of the crackdown on the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority. Francis’ speech to Suu Kyi, other Myanmar authorities and the […]

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to visit China amid Western criticism over Rohingya exodus

Myanmar has bristled at pressure from Western nations over its armed forces’ brutal response to August attacks on security posts by Rohingya Muslim militants in the western state of Rakhine.

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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi blames conflicts partly on illegal immigration

Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech highlighted the views of many in Myanmar who see the Rohingya as illegal immigrants and blame the population for terrorist acts.

Myanmar bans protests in big cities

Human rights watchers slam Myanmar’s ban on protests in big cities

Aung San Suu Kyi has also been roundly criticised in the West for failing to rein in the military over its alleged role in atrocities against minority Rohingya Muslims.

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UN Chief asks Aung San Suu Kyi to allow return of Rohingya refugees

Over 6,00,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from predominantly Buddhist Myanmar’s Rakhine state since late August after large-scale violence

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi now benefits from Southeast Asia’s silence

It’s unclear whether the Rohingya crisis will be on ASEAN’s official agenda, although Malaysia and Indonesia are likely to bring it up in talks on the meeting’s sidelines

Aung San Suu Kyi visits Myanmar region torn by Rohingya conflict

Fleeing Rohingya have described arson, rape and shootings by Myanmar soldiers and Buddhist mobs that left them no option but to make the dangerous and sometimes deadly journey through jungles and by sea to Bangladesh.

Despite clash, Richardson says Suu Kyi remains Myanmar's best hope

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes 1st visit to northern Rakhine

Some 600,000 of the stateless minority have fled to Bangladesh since late August carrying accounts of murder, rape and arson at the hands of the Myanmar’s army, after militant raids sparked a ferocious military crackdown.

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Myanmar says Bangladesh dragging feet over repatriating Rohingya

A memorandum of understanding on border liaison posts was signed with Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan following talks in the Myanmar capital, Naypyitaw, last week, but there was no progress on reviving the old agreement.

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Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans

For refugees who lost all their documents, the government would compare their photos to those that immigration authorities have on file, said Myint Kyaing, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population.

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Oxford college drops Aung San Suu Kyi from common room name

“Suu Kyi’s inability to condemn the mass murder, gang rape and severe human rights abuses in Rakhine is inexcusable and unacceptable,” the college resolution read.

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UN says still determining if Myanmar crisis is genocide

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein has called the situation “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, but he has not used the word genocide.