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  • Spilling the beans

    Spilling the beans

    The extent to which the in house spilling of the beans will tarnish the standing of the omnipotent military and a generally tightlipped Suu Kyi can only be speculated upon.

    September 10, 2020
  • Army’s election?

    Army’s election?

    In the main, Suu Kyi’s administration has come under pressure internationally over a military crackdown that drove hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh in 2017.

    July 4, 2020
  • Looking out for the neighbour

    Looking out for the neighbour

    Amid the pandemic, 22 rebels from Assam and Manipur were deported by Myanmar. This is a welcome development for peace in the region.

    June 15, 2020
  • High Court on Rohingyas

    High Court on Rohingyas

    Tuesday’s order (coram: TBM Radhakrishnan, CJ; and Arijit Banerjee, J) offers a scintilla of hope, in that the West Bengal government has been directed to arrange for “alternative accommodation under supervision” for the Rohingya detainees who have been languishing in prison even after having served their terms.

    February 15, 2020
  • A Historic Day

    A Historic Day

    Declaring that there was prima facie evidence of breaches of the convention, the court warned that the estimated 600,000 Rohingyas remaining in Myanmar were “extremely vulnerable” to attacks by the military.

    January 25, 2020
  • Myanmar Prez promises probe into Rakhine war crimes

    Myanmar Prez promises probe into Rakhine war crimes

    The Commission on Monday handed President Win Myint its findings, which said the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority had faced war crimes and serious human rights violations in 2017 but ruled out any "genocidal intent".

    January 21, 2020
  • Myanmar, China sign dozens of agreements

    Myanmar, China sign dozens of agreements

    Suu Kyi and Xi also signed a memorandum of understanding for the building of a deep seaport in Rakhine, as well as bolstering cooperation in the security and agri-food sectors.

    January 18, 2020
  • Non-event at The Hague

    Non-event at The Hague

    Two Reuters journalists, who exposed the killings, served more than 500 days in prison.

    December 18, 2019
  • Suu Kyi rejects Rohingya genocide charge in UN court

    Suu Kyi rejects Rohingya genocide charge in UN court

    Myanmar has always insisted it was tackling an extremist threat in Rakhine state, and Suu Kyi maintained that stance, calling the violence an "internal armed conflict triggered by attacks on police posts".

    December 11, 2019
  • Aung San Suu Kyi departs for Rohingya genocide hearings at International Court of Justice

    Aung San Suu Kyi departs for Rohingya genocide hearings at International Court of Justice

    Once lauded alongside Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, Suu Kyi has become an apologist for a murderous military intent on wiping out the country's Rohingya Muslims.

    December 9, 2019
  • Rohingya case matter of ‘high national interest’: Myanmar

    Rohingya case matter of ‘high national interest’: Myanmar

    Earlier on Thursday, the government had announced that Aung San Suu Kyi will lead the Myanmar legal team to Hague, Netherlands to defend the country's national interest at the ICJ concerning Rakhine issue.

    November 24, 2019
  • Suu Kyi at ICJ

    Suu Kyi at ICJ

    Nay more, the beleaguered country bears witness to the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War.

    November 23, 2019
  • Scam in Myanmar

    Scam in Myanmar

    The UN has hit the bull’s eye. Without tangible correctives, the military scam can only be of academic interest.

    August 8, 2019
  • Generals crippled

    Generals crippled

    The fountainhead of democracy has eventually reacted to its degeneration in Myanmar since the early 1990s.

    July 22, 2019
  • New Myanmar filmmakers shoot to rekindle golden years

    New Myanmar filmmakers shoot to rekindle golden years

    The Southeast Asian nation used to be a regional cinematic hub before the 1962-installed military junta suppressed creativity, imposed censorship and cut the country off from outside influences.

    June 7, 2019
  • Suu Kyi tries to save face with Myanmar reporters’ release

    Suu Kyi tries to save face with Myanmar reporters’ release

    Observers say the unexpected release of the two Reuters reporters was a political decision timed to save face for the country's civilian leader, after a vigorous international campaign that saw Amal Clooney join their legal team.

    May 9, 2019
  • Two Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison reunite with families

    Two Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison reunite with families

    Reuters editor-in-chief Stephen Adler said: "We are enormously pleased that Myanmar has released our courageous reporters".

    May 7, 2019