Suu Kyi's Ministry Sides With Hard-Line Buddhists
Wall Street Journal
YANGON, Myanmar—The foreign ministry here, headed by Aung San Suu Kyi, has advised embassies to stop using the term “Rohingya” to describe the country's stateless Muslim minority, acceding to a demand by hard-line Buddhists. Nationalist groups ...
Aung San Suu Kyi Tells Myanmar's Peace Stakeholders to Prepare For Conference
Radio Free Asia
State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi told the stakeholders in Myanmar's peace process on Wednesday to prepare for a national conference within a few months and named a new government mediator to monitor negotiations with the military and armed ethnic ...
Myanmar's former ruling party expels members seen as close to Aung San Suu Kyi
The Straits Times
NAYPYIDAW (BLOOMBERG) - Myanmar's military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has expelled 17 members seen as co- operating with Ms Aung San Suu Kyi, said former ruling party lawmaker Khin Shwe, who was among those ...
Aung San Suu Kyi must stand up for embattled minorities
Gethin Chamberlain, in his excellent report on the post-election challenges faced by Aung San Suu Kyi and others (News), poses several questions, not least about the plight of the Rohingya Muslim minority who are facing relentless persecution. In ...