Coronavirus Arrives in Myanmar Which Faces Squeeze on Hospitals and Basics

Myanmar, which shares borders with China, India, Thailand, Bangladesh and Laos, is facing the reality of the novel coronavirus, after the government officially confirmed the first two cases of Covid-19 late Monday. That means making sure its 54 million people can access basic food and supplies while implementing measures to slow spreading, experts say. It … Read more Coronavirus Arrives in Myanmar Which Faces Squeeze on Hospitals and Basics

Denying genocide in Myanmar: ‘Rumours and hearsay’ | UpFront (Headliner)

In January the International Court of Justice ordered Myanmar to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. Myanmar’s government rejected the ruling, saying it was based on a “distorted picture of the situation”. According to the UN, at least 10,000 people have been killed and more than 700,000 have fled Rakhine state since … Read more Denying genocide in Myanmar: ‘Rumours and hearsay’ | UpFront (Headliner)

Is Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of covering up war crimes? | UpFront

In this episode of UpFront we challenge Aung San Suu Kyi’s former spokesperson on allegations of genocide in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. And we debate the police response to protests in France against President Emmanuel Macron’s government with La Republique En Marche MP Roland Lescure. Follow UpFront on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJUpFront and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AJUpFront/

ICJ orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya

The Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ)has ordered Myanmar to take emergency measures to prevent genocide of the Rohingya. In a unanimously-ruled order issued by a panel of 17 judges, and read by presiding Judge Abdulaqawi Ahmed Yusuf, the court upheld the provisions of the 1948 Genocide Convention – saying Myanmar had “caused irreparable damage … Read more ICJ orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya

Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at UN court – BBC News

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended her country against allegations of genocide at the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ). The Nobel Peace Prize laureate responded to widespread claims that Myanmar (formerly Burma) committed atrocities against Muslim Rohingya. In her opening remarks, she called the case against Myanmar “incomplete and incorrect”. She said … Read more Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at UN court – BBC News

Aung San Suu Kyi: How a peace icon ended up at a genocide trial – BBC News

Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi used to be seen as a symbol of human rights, and spent years under house arrest for promoting democracy. Now, as Myanmar’s civilian leader, she is at the International Court of Justice to defend her country against charges of genocide committed against the Rohingya Muslim minority. She … Read more Aung San Suu Kyi: How a peace icon ended up at a genocide trial – BBC News

Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi to defend genocide charge at UN court – BBC News

Aung San Suu Kyi is due to appear at the UN’s International Court of Justice in The Hague to defend Myanmar against accusations of genocide. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate will hear allegations that Myanmar committed atrocities against Muslim Rohingya. Thousands of Rohingya were killed and more than 700,000 fled to neighbouring Bangladesh during an … Read more Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi to defend genocide charge at UN court – BBC News

Aung San Suu Kyi to Visit Australia 27th November to 2nd December 2013

Aung Sang Suu Kyi

The Leader of the Burma’s National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi, will visit Australia between 27th November and 2nd December 2013. Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, will welcome the world-famous politician to Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne, where Aung San Suu Kyi will attend public events and meet members of the Burmese … Read more Aung San Suu Kyi to Visit Australia 27th November to 2nd December 2013

Davos 2011: Aung San Suu Kyi Calls for Responsible Investment in Burma

Aung Sang Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi has addressed the World Economic Forum from Burma in a taped address, calling for investors “to put a premium on respect for the law, on environmental and social factors, on the rights of workers, on job creation and on the promotion of technological skills”. The General Secretary of the National League … Read more Davos 2011: Aung San Suu Kyi Calls for Responsible Investment in Burma

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to Another 18 Months House Arrest

The Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was today sentenced to three years in jail reduced to 18 months house arrest. The judges in Myanmar found that the Nobel peace laureate had violated the terms of her house arrest when an American man swam across a lake to warn her about an assassination attempt. … Read more Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to Another 18 Months House Arrest