Malala Says Burma’s Rohingya Muslims ‘Deserve Citizenship’

Malala Says Burma’s Rohingya Muslims ‘Deserve Citizenship’

“They deserve to be treated like we all deserve to be treated—with dignity and respect” Activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is standing with the Rohingya people of Burma and calling on world leaders to demand an end to their persecution....
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...

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...