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Stop genocide, Suu Kyi told at Int’l Court of Justice

The Hague, December 10, 2019 – Twenty-eight years to the day after Aung San Suu Kyi’s husband and sons accepted her Nobel Peace Prize while she remained under house arrest in Myanmar, the former pro-democracy icon appeared in a United Nations court ready to defend her country’s army from allegations of committing genocide against the Rohingya minority. Read More »

Talks with Cameron: Suu Kyi lies over Rohingyas’ identity

Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, during her conversation with former British prime minister David Cameron, claimed that Rohingyas are not from her country but are Bangladeshis, reports Newsweek. Cameron unveiled a new book on Thursday about his time in office between 2010 and 2016. The book, titled ‘For the Record’, recounts his meeting with Suu Kyi where she ... Read More »

Suu Kyi won’t attend UN General Assembly

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to miss next week’s UN General Assembly as criticism of her handling of the Rohingya crisis grows. Some 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed to Bangladesh since violence in Rakhine state escalated last month. Ms Suu Kyi is facing allegations from supporters in the West that she has failed to speak out ... Read More »

MEP accuses Suu Kyi of reneging on deal

Daniel Hannan, Conservative MEP for the South East of England since 1999, has accused Myanmar’s de facto ruler Aung San Suu Ky for reneging on a deal on civil rights for the Rohingyas. The MEP, who is Secretary-General of the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists, in a recent write up in an international newspaper also explained why the Burmese ... Read More »