Thus, Western democracies should look in the mirror and ask why they themselves have not taken the issue to the ICJ, especially in light of the fact that they consistently espouse the universal validity of human rights.
With each year that passes, I agree a bit more with the wisdom of British writer Michael Frayn’s words. As originally spoken by compatriot and comedy actor John Cleese in the 1986 film Clockwise, the playwright’s words were always amusing.
Suu Kyi denies “genocidal intent” as she defended operations against Rohingya.
Nearly 100 Rohingya appeared in a Myanmar court yesterday after being arrested for trying to flee persecution, their lawyer said.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s refusal to speak for the Rohingya is controversial. Her decision to defend the Myanmar army at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague sets off ripples beyond Myanmar.
Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi faced calls for Myanmar to “stop the genocide” of Rohingya Muslims as she personally led her country’s defence at the court yesterday.
The UN team accused Ms Suu Kyi and her government of complicity in the violence.
Aung San Suu Kyi is named in a case filed for crimes against Rohingya Muslims.
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader has finally lost the moral standing she once enjoyed, says Verena Hölzl.
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday met with Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi at the Peace Palace.
Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi arrives for a three-day official visit.
Myanmar state counsellor will pay an official visit to the Kingdom later this month.
Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will pay an official visit to the Kingdom later this month.
Myanmar’s parliament voted to set up a committee to discuss amending the country’s constitution, despite objections by military-aligned lawmakers against a move
Aung San Suu Kyi urges global investors to put their money into Myanmar.
Some have called Myanmar a struggling beauty. Without a doubt, the country is beautiful, home to a number of unique heritage sites. Yet it is also a country that claims it has been widely misunderstood.
Myanmar youth activist and television host Thinzar Shun Lei Yi would once have called herself one of Aung San Suu Kyi’s greatest fans. Now, she is one of her most vocal critics.
Aung San Suu Kyi has khaki in her veins. Her father, Aung San, was a Bogyoke (Major-General) in the pre-independence Army and is considered the founder of the Tatmadaw, or Myanmar military.
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi is due to attend the November 11-15 Singapore meeting.
Myanmar military officials say stalled peace talks are “drowning” the country.
Anti-war protesters in Myanmar urge Suu Kyi to take action against police.
Myanmar’s president nominates 80-year-old Soe Win, a well-known financial professional, as the next finance minister.
Myanmar’s Finance Minister resigns, weeks after local media first reported he was under investigation for alleged corruption.
Myanmar’s parliament picked a close ally of Aung San Suu Kyi as new president.
Myanmar’s President resigns, leaving Aung San Suu Kyi without a political ally.
Aung San Suu Kyi pulls out of a public speech because she was “not feeling well”.
Three Nobel peace laureates urge Myanmar to end the “genocide” of Rohingya.
US describes Myanmar denials of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya as “preposterous”.
Two ethnic armed groups in Myanmar signs a ceasefire with the government, as leader Aung San Suu Kyi seeks to peace.
Britain’s foreign minister stops off in Myanmar to press on the need for an independent probe into violence in Rakhine.