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Myanmar's Suu Kyi says terrorism in Rakhine State a threat to region

The Nobel peace prize laureate, once seen as the face of Myanmar's struggle for democracy, has been criticised for her failure to speak out against the military crackdown, which the United Nations has called "ethnic cleansing".

Suu Kyi says outside hate narratives driving Myanmar tension

Posts denigrating the Rohingya and Muslims are very common and include anti-Muslim material reposted from Indian and European and US right-wing organizations and individuals.


Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi to miss United Nations trip amid Rohingya crisis

The Rohingya violence has incubated a humanitarian crisis on both sides of the border and piled intense global pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn the army campaign, which the UN has described as having all the hallmarks of "ethnic cleansing".

Myanmar's Suu Kyi undergoes eye surgery, says official

He declined to comment on the specific nature of the operation but said it was minor and that Suu Kyi, who is state counsellor and foreign minister, would return to hospital for surgery on the other eye on April 16.

Myanmar's NLD seeks to bolster Aung San Suu Kyi's dominant cabinet role

The NLD tabled a special bill, mentioning Nobel peace laureate by name, that would create the post of a National Presidential Adviser, giving her freedom to coordinate intra-ministerial affairs and help influence the executive.

Blocked from presidency, Suu Kyi to be Myanmar foreign minister

Aung San Suu Kyi will become foreign minister in Myanmar's new civilian government, her party said on Tuesday, giving the democracy champion a formal position despite being blocked from the presidency.


Suu Kyi's former driver Htin Kyaw confirmed for Myanmar presidential race

Htin Kyaw was approved by a 274-29 vote in the lower house of parliament to be chosen a finalist for a presidential election. A vote is underway in the upper house to choose the second finalist.

New dawn: Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi party

Myanmar's 51.5 million people expect the NLD to fix everything, from completing the transformation of an economy stunted by decades of isolation to bringing peace to states riven by ethnic conflict.

Myanmar: Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy heads for landslide win

Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy won 49 of the first 54 seats declared for the lower house, where 330 seats were contested.

Flight of the Rohingya

As Myanmar’s persecuted minority flees the country, Aung San Suu Kyi is surprisingly silent.