Aung San Suu Kyi, former leader of Myanmar and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, was confined in prison by the Military Junta that overthrew her

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (AFP) Myanmar’s military junta confirmed on Thursday the imprisonment of deposed leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi.under house arrest since the February 1, 2021 coup. According to a statement released by the spokesman for the military junta, Zaw Min Tun, Suu Kyi has … Read more

US calls violence against Rohingya in Myanmar genocide

The United States will officially declare the Burmese army’s campaign against the Rohingya as genocide on Monday, a move welcomed but cautiously by that Muslim minority. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled Burma, a majority Buddhist population, after a military crackdown in 2017 that is the subject of a genocide trial before the International Court … Read more

The UN calls for freedom in Myanmar a year after the coup

UNITED NATIONS – United Nations authorities demanded respect for human rights and the return of fundamental freedoms in Myanmar, on the eve of the anniversary of the February 1, 2021 coup in that country. “The armed forces and all interested parties must respect human rights and fundamental freedoms. The people of Myanmar need to see … Read more