10 Mar '18, 3am

US Holocaust Museum strips rights award from Myanmar's Suu Kyi.

US Holocaust Museum strips rights award from Myanmar's Suu Kyi.

WASHINGTON: The US Holocaust Memorial Museum said on Wednesday (Mar 7) it was stripping Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of a prestigious human rights award, accusing her of doing little to halt the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. Suu Kyi, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her long campaign against the country's military dictatorship, was awarded the Holocaust Museum's Elie Wiesel award six years ago "for her courageous leadership and great personal sacrifice in resisting tyranny and advancing the freedom and dignity of the Burmese people." But the Museum said it was rescinding the award due to her inaction over what it called "mounting evidence of genocide" committed by the Myanmar military against civilians from the Rohingya minority. "As the military's attacks against the Rohingya unfolded in 2016 and 2017, we had hoped that you - as someone we a...

Full article: https://defence.pk/pdf/threads/us-holocaust-museum-strips...

Tweets

Myanmar's Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya crisis at...

channelnewsasia.com 18 Mar '18, 8am

SYDNEY: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was pressed about the Rohingya crisis at an ASEAN summit in Sydney Sund...

Suu Kyi loyalist likely to be Myanmar president

straitstimes.com 21 Mar '18, 10pm

Myanmar is set to have a new president after incumbent Htin Kyaw resigned yesterday. He is likely to be succeeded by Lower...

via @ChannelNewsAsia

channelnewsasia.com 12 Mar '18, 1am

YANGON: Myanmar is building security installations on top of razed Rohingya villages, Amnesty International said Monday (M...

Myanmar is building security installations on top of razed #Rohingya villages.

Myanmar is building security installations on t...

sg.news.yahoo.com 12 Mar '18, 2pm

Myanmar is building security installations on top of razed Rohingya villages, Amnesty International said Monday, casting d...