Myanmar authorities and citizens leapt to the defence of Aung San Suu Kyi Tuesday after Amnesty International stripped her of its top award over indifference to atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims, doubling down on support for the…
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Embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi vowed Monday to increase transparency over her government's handling of the Rohingya crisis while pitching for foreign investment in Myanmar ahead of a regional summit in Tokyo.
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President Rodrigo Duterte expressed his extreme disapproval against an international human rights group for awarding detained Senator Leila de Lima with the “highest human rights awards” which placed her on the same pedestal as former…
Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney appealed to Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, saying the Nobel laureate held the key to their release.
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Canada's parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to effectively strip Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship over the Rohingya crisis.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said he hoped that Myanmar's government will pardon two Reuters journalists who were sentenced to seven years in jail after they reported on massacres in Rakhine state.
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday robustly defended the jailing of two Reuters journalists who were reporting on the Rohingya crisis, as she hit back at global criticism of a trial widely seen as an attempt to muzzle the free press.
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The jailing of two Reuters journalists shreds what remains of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's reputation as a rights champion, critics say, after she failed to come to their defence or speak up for the persecuted Rohingya minority.
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Myanmar has expressed "serious concern" over an attempt at the International Criminal Court to open a probe into mass deportations of Rohingya Muslims, dismissing the claims and saying the court has no jurisdiction.
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte issued a public apology to Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi Friday, a week after describing the military crackdown on the country's Rohingya minority as a "genocide".
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Australia must avoid a "dance with dictators" when it hosts ASEAN leaders at a special summit this week, and should make human rights a prominent issue, campaigners say.
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Myanmar's army chief received a royal decoration from Thailand on Friday, despite accusations his security forces have carried out ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state.
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Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi were all smiles when they recently reunited in Myanmar.
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Myanmar's media has long been on the rack. On Wednesday the situation worsened markedly when police formally charged two Reuters reporters with breaching the Official Secrets Act.
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Defamation cases have rocketed since Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government came to power in Myanmar, a report said Monday, as the rich and powerful intensify their use of draconian laws to muzzle civil society and the media.
Pope Francis urged respect for rights and justice in a keenly-watched address in Myanmar on Tuesday, but refrained from any mention of the Rohingya or the alleged ethnic cleansing that has driven huge numbers of the Muslim minority from the…
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Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited conflict-battered northern Rakhine State for the first time Thursday, reportedly meeting Rohingya Muslims who have faced an army crackdown that has seen hundreds of thousands of the minority flee.
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More than 1,000 people may already have been killed in Myanmar, mostly minority Rohingya Muslims -- more than twice the government's total -- a senior United Nations representative told AFP on Friday, urging Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out.
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The World Food Programme has suspended food aid in Myanmar's violence-scorched Rakhine state, as the humanitarian situation deteriorates with a surging death toll and tens of thousands -- both Rohingya Muslims and ethnic Buddhists -- on the…
Duterte meets Erdogan: PH agrees to sponsor Turkey’s entry to ASEAN but Aung San Suu Kyi is not too…
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President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed that he met Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the sidelines of the two-day Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.
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Loren Legarda meets Aung San Suu Kyi on human rights, textiles