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Aung San Suu Kyi
February 08, 2021
As tens of thousands take to Myanmar's streets, police have fired water cannons to disperse the crowds of demonstrators in Naypyidaw, the country's capital.
February 02, 2021
The military coup in Myanmar is troubling news for religious minorities, including the country's 4.4 million Christians
February 01, 2021
Nobel peace laureate and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who currently serves as State Counsellor, is among the elected officials detained, reportedly under house arrest. Soldiers took Suu Kyi into custody along with Myanmar’s president, Win Myint, and other leaders the National League for Democracy party (NLD), who won a landslide victory in elections last November. Official military channels allege election fraud as their reason for seizing power, now in the hands of Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, the army’s senior commander, who has declared a one-year state of emergency.
December 03, 2017
'If, in an official speech, I would have used the word, they would close the door in my face,' he told reporters
November 28, 2017
However, the Pope did urge respect for 'each ethnic group' in Burma
October 05, 2017
The rights of the Rohingya must be defended. But the UN's push for citizenship is wrong
September 14, 2017
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August 29, 2017
The forthcoming papal visit will be an important moment for a country troubled by violence and persecution