Two Reuters journalists who were jailed in Myanmar for reporting on the human rights violations against Rohingya muslims have been freed after more than 500 days in prison.
Last week, a prominent Buddhist teacher defended Aung San Suu Kyi, the Buddhist Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Myanmar civilian leader, against allegations that she is party to genocide. Khin Mai Aung explains why that defense doesn’t hold up.
The motion to revoke Aug San Suu Kyi’s citizenship was passed unanimously.
After interviewing more than 850 witnesses, the UN says the Myanmar military is “killing indiscriminately.”
Sister Chan Khong has written an open letter to Myanmar leaders requesting they reconsider their perceptions of two Reuters reporters arrested in Myanmar.
Pope Francis will travel to Myanmar and Bangladesh, both amidst a refugee crisis, where he will meet with Aung San Suu Kyi.
15,000 refugees are fleeing violence in Myanmar each day, according to the United Nations.
Barbet Schroeder’s latest documentary on Myanmar’s anti-Islam monk, Venerable Wirathu, screened at the Cannes Film Festival Saturday.
Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she does not agree with the UN’s decision to launch an investigation into human rights abuses in Burma.