Tag: Suu Kyi
Forgotten community suffers from officially sanctioned persecution and violence in Myanmar and lack of help in Malaysia, says support group.
Suu Kyi has called for cooperation between nations to seek peace and mutual prosperity.
She has already been stripped of her honorary Canadian citizenship and her Amnesty International's 'Ambassador of Conscience Award'.
Suu Kyi's reticence on the issue has cut her adrift from the global rights community including the United Nations, whose investigators say last year's Myanmar army campaign amounted to genocide.
Myanmar nationals, the journalists were charged under the draconian state secrets act after meeting police who handed them documents.
A tangle of investment laws, a weakening currency, high inflation, widespread corruption and conflict have chipped away at an economy that was hoped to take off in 2016.
The EBA deal, giving duty-free and tariff-free access to the EU market for all products except weapons and ammunition, was reinstated for Myanmar in 2013 to support political reforms as it moved towards democracy after decades of military rule.
Prime minister says Suu Kyi has not done anything to stop the injustice to the Rohingya in Myanmar.
Myanmar has already faced widespread condemnation for infringing on freedom of expression following the jailing earlier this month of two Reuters journalists who reported on the Rohingya crisis.
Suu Kyi, once garlanded as a global rights champion, has come under intense pressure to use her moral authority inside Myanmar to defend the pair.
Once considered a pro-democracy and human rights icon, Suu Kyi's reputation globally is in tatters for failing to stand up for the Muslim minority.
PKR's president-elect makes strong statement against abuse of Muslim minorities.
Myanmar's President Htin Kyaw resigned suddenly on Wednesday leaving the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi without a close confidant and political ally as she faces rising international opprobrium over the Rakhine crisis.
A group of five Australian lawyers have filed a private application in the Melbourne Magistrates Court seeking to prosecute her over the treatment of the Muslim-minority Rohingya.
Thousands have demonstrated in the city against a raft of grievances on the sidelines of an Australia-Asean special summit, where Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has vowed to tackle human rights issues.
Ia sempena 50 tahun Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah menaiki takhta.
Pemenang termuda Hadiah Keamanan Nobel itu mempersoalkan sikap membisu Aung San Suu Kyi yang pernah memenangi hadiah sama.
Ravina berkata, PBB bimbang keadaan di Rakhine akan bertambah buruk dan tidak terkawal yang seterusnya menjadikan ia lokasi terbaik untuk melahirkan pelampau keganasan.
Majalah isu semasa Myanmar itu menempelak sikap Najib yang menyalahkan Suu Kyi, dan menambah ikon demokrasi itu mendapat tentangan sami pelampau dan ahli politik Arakan.
Berucap dalam lawatannya di Singapura, penerima hadiah Nobel keamanan itu berkata Myanmar yang mempunyai rakyat pelbagai bangsa perlu mencapai kestabilan untuk menarik lebih ramai pelabur.
Ia di sebalik kritikan antarabangsa terhadap ikon demokrasi itu kerana berdiam diri terhadap serangan ke atas Rohingya.
Sikap berdiam diri Suu Kyi di kala penduduk Rohingya dibunuh dengan kejam tidak boleh diterima, kata pemimpin DAP itu.
"We are trying to get to the root of the matter," Suu Kyi told the news conference, adding everybody had to be considered innocent until proven guilty.
It also called on the military to allow aid workers and journalists access to affected areas in order to provide humanitarian assistance and document developments.
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