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Pence tells Suu Kyi violence against Rohingya 'is without excuse'

Asia Pacific Nov 14, 2018

Pence tells Suu Kyi violence against Rohingya 'is without excuse'

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence criticized Myanmar's military over the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in a meeting with national leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday and said those responsible should be held accountable. "The violence and persecution by military and vigilantes that resulted in ...

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honor

Asia Pacific Nov 13, 2018

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honor

Amnesty International on Monday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honor over the de facto Myanmar leader's "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the country's military against Rohingya Muslims. The London-based global human rights organization said it was revoking the Ambassador of Conscience ...

Aung San Suu Kyi 'appreciates' Japan's concerns over Rohingya crisis, says investigation panel has 'extensive and powerful authority'

National / Politics Oct 9, 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi 'appreciates' Japan's concerns over Rohingya crisis, says investigation panel has 'extensive and powerful authority'

by Reiji Yoshida

Visiting Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi told reporters Tuesday that she appreciates Japan's "straightforward" discussion on its concerns over Muslim refugees from the Southeast Asian country's Rakhine state after meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo. Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have become stateless ...