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Aung San Suu Kyi sidesteps Rohingya migrant crisis for political pragmatism

May 29, 2015

Aung San Suu Kyi sidesteps Rohingya migrant crisis for political pragmatism

Aung San Suu Kyi was once an unassailable champion of Myanmar's powerless. But the opposition leader's refusal to speak up for a persecuted Muslim minority at the heart of a migrant crisis has cast doubt over her moral force #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Opposition #Rohingya Muslims #Muslim Minority #Migrant crisis
Dalai Lama asks Aung Suu Kyi to do more to help Rohingya migrants fleeing Southeast Asia

May 28, 2015

Dalai Lama asks Aung Suu Kyi to do more to help Rohingya migrants fleeing Southeast Asia

The Dalai Lama has urged fellow Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to do more to help Myanmar's persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority amid a worsening migration crisis. #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Myanmar #Burma #Dalai Lama #Malaysia #Rohingya Muslims #Aung Suu Kyi #Rohingya Migrants
Over 370 Muslim migrants taken to Indonesia after months at sea

May 20, 2015

Over 370 Muslim migrants taken to Indonesia after months at sea

More than 370 migrants stranded at sea for months were rescued and taken to Indonesia, officials said on Wednesday, the latest in a stream of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants to reach shore in a growing crisis confronting Southeast Asia. #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Myanmar #Rohingya Muslims #Bangladeshi migrants #Muslim migrants
Pressure mounts on Myanmar over Asia 'boat people' crisis in the Andaman Sea

May 17, 2015

Pressure mounts on Myanmar over Asia 'boat people' crisis in the Andaman Sea

Malaysia prodded Myanmar on Sunday to halt the exodus from its shores as concern grew for uncounted migrants adrift in rickety boats around the Andaman Sea. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Migrants #Rohingya Muslims
UN adopts resolution urging Myanmar to grant citizenship to Rohingya Muslims

Dec 30, 2014

UN adopts resolution urging Myanmar to grant citizenship to Rohingya Muslims

Many in Myanmar's government and local Buddhists view Rohingya as illegal immigrants from neighboring Bangladesh, but the community maintains its has ancestral roots in the country. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Ban Ki-moon #Thein Sein #Rohingya Muslims #Rakhine #Vijay Nambiar