US puts pressure on Burma, joins chorus against Rohingya genocide

US puts pressure on Burma, joins chorus against Rohingya genocide

In his strongest denunciation to date, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in mid-October condemned the atrocities committed against the Rohingya Muslims in Burma, holding military leadership responsible for that nation’s humanitarian crisis. “What’s most important to us,” Tillerson noted, “is that the world can’t just stand idly by and be witness to the atrocities that […]

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi slams ‘iceberg of ‘misinformation’ over Rohingya

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi slams ‘iceberg of ‘misinformation’ over Rohingya

Global outrage over Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslims is being fuelled by “a huge iceberg of misinformation”, Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday, after the UN led calls for her government to end violence that has forced 146,000 to flee to Bangladesh. Rohingya refugees have poured into Bangladesh, fleeing a massive security sweep in […]