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UN Rapporteur to Myanmar: Rohingya Crimes Bear Hallmarks of Genocide

U.N. Special Rapporteur to Myanmar Yanghee Lee warned on Monday that the crackdown on Myanmar's Rohingya minority bears "the hallmarks of genocide" and insisted the government should be held accountable.

US Holocaust Museum Strips Rights Award from Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to strip Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of prestigious Elie Wiesel human rights award, accusing her of doing little to halt the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims.

Suu Kyi: Myanmar Army’s Admission of Rohingya Killings a ‘Positive Step’

Myanmar's civilian leader Suu Kyi has welcomed an unprecedented army admission that security forces carried out extra-judicial killings of Rohingya Muslims.

Pope Francis Urges ‘Respect’ for Ethnic Groups in Myanmar

Pope Francis on Tuesday urged respect for human rights and ethnic groups in Myanmar but did not refer to the minority Rohingya by name during a speech. 

Suu Kyi Blames World Conflicts Partly on Illegal Immigration

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism.

Tillerson Says US Considers Individual Sanctions for Myanmar

Rex Tillerson said the US was concerned by "credible reports" of atrocities in Myanmar and urged an independent investigation into the Rohingya crisis.

Myanmar Leader Suu Kyi Meets Tillerson, UN Chief on Rohingya Crisis

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres met on Tuesday with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been facing rising global pressure...

Aung San Suu Kyi Says Myanmar Does Not “Fear International Scrutiny” Over...

Myanmar's de facto leader, State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday that the country does not “fear international scrutiny” over a military crackdown...

Rohingya Violence Tests Myanmar Leader’s Credentials

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was once seen as a paragon of liberty, and an iconic rebel who stoutly fought against a military junta...

Rohingya Muslims, Civilians Flee Myanmar After Army Operation

Thousands of civilians, including Rohingya Muslims, have fled Myanmar for the border with Bangladesh after the army launched a massive military operation against Rohingya...

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