Asian States Say They’ll Focus on Causes of Migrant Crisis

Asian States Say They’ll Focus on Causes of Migrant Crisis

A meeting held here on Friday to address the continuing exodus of migrants and refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh ended with a commitment by the participants to target the root causes of the crisis and an ambitious plan of assistance for the impoverished and...
Aung San Suu Kyi must act on refugee crisis: Dalai Lama …

Aung San Suu Kyi must act on refugee crisis: Dalai Lama …

The Dalai Lama has appealed to Myanmar’s Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to speak up for the country’s persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority amid a worsening refugee crisis. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader, the world’s most ­famous refugee, told The...

About Aung San Suu Kyi

The daughter of Burma’s former democratic leader, and a non-violent defender of human rights and freedom, Aung San Suu Kyi (pronounced Ong Son Su She) was elected to the Presidency of Burma in 1990 by more than 80% of the popular vote. A military junta refused...