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Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi Reorganizes Government Peace Dialogue Committee – Eurasia Review


Eurasia Review

Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi Reorganizes Government Peace Dialogue Committee
Eurasia Review
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi restructured a key peace committee on Friday, excluding political parties without elected members of parliament from the body as well as from an upcoming peace conference in late July. Aung San Suu Kyi …
Suu Kyi to Visit Thailand in JuneThe Irrawaddy News Magazine
Suu Kyi tells peace talks to prioritise politicsEleven Myanmar
MPs from 1990 to form draft committee for new constitutionMyanmar Times
The Nation –Burma News International –Starts at 60
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Posted on 29 May 2016 | 6:45 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi urged to halt Norwegian backed dam in Shan State – Burma News International


Aung San Suu Kyi urged to halt Norwegian backed dam in Shan State
Burma News International
The Norwegian state owned company, Statkraft Norfund Power Invest or SN Power, concluded an MOU for a project known as the Middle Yeywa dam with the previous government in July 2014. This dam is set to be built in a location that has been identified …

Posted on 29 May 2016 | 6:22 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi Reorganizes Government Peace Dialogue Committee – Radio Free Asia


Channel News Asia

Aung San Suu Kyi Reorganizes Government Peace Dialogue Committee
Radio Free Asia
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi restructured a key peace committee on Friday, excluding political parties without elected members of parliament from the body as well as from an upcoming peace conference in late July. Aung San Suu Kyi …
Some Myanmar citizens reject Suu Kyi's call to avoid terms like 'Rohingya' and 'Bengali'Channel News Asia
Suu Kyi kick-starts peace process | Bangkok Post: opinionBangkok Post
Vietnam invites Suu Kyi to talksEleven Myanmar

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Posted on 27 May 2016 | 6:55 pm

Embattled Ethnic Armed Groups Cast Doubt on Suu Kyi’s Peace Drive – The Irrawaddy News Magazine


The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Embattled Ethnic Armed Groups Cast Doubt on Suu Kyi's Peace Drive
The Irrawaddy News Magazine
The varying approaches of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and commander-in-chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing towards the peace process do not inspire confidence in its speedy resolution. But equally worrisome is the growing doubt over Suu Kyi's …
Kerry and Suu Kyi: A milestone meeting, tempered by questionsMyAJC
Myanmar rebuffs US pressure on atrocities against Rohingya MuslimsHumanosphere
Myanmar court convicts man over penis tattoo poemThe Guardian
The Sydney Morning Herald
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Posted on 25 May 2016 | 3:22 pm

John Kerry and Aung San Suu Kyi: A Milestone Meeting in Myanmar, Tempered by Questions – New York Times


New York Times

John Kerry and Aung San Suu Kyi: A Milestone Meeting in Myanmar, Tempered by Questions
New York Times
Their discussion focused on Myanmar's brutal treatment of a Muslim minority group — at a moment when outsiders are questioning whether Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, a hero of the human rights movement, has a double standard — and on the delicate question …
Aung San Suu Kyi, John Kerry Discuss Myanmar's Rohingya Issue And SanctionsRadio Free Asia
'No Muslims allowed': how nationalism is rising in Aung San Suu Kyi's MyanmarThe Guardian
Comment: Aung San Suu Kyi takes a step back over Rohingya MuslimsSBS
ABC Online –Voice of America –NDTV
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Posted on 22 May 2016 | 8:51 pm

Can Aung San Suu Kyi avoid the mistakes of Burma’s past? – Washington Post


Washington Post

Can Aung San Suu Kyi avoid the mistakes of Burma's past?
Washington Post
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a champion of human rights and democracy in Burma who has taken most of the reins of power, no doubt has studied lessons from Lech Walesa, Boris Yeltsin and Nelson Mandela. In the weeks since her government …
Aung San Suu Kyi put to the testSaudi Gazette

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Posted on 20 May 2016 | 10:55 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality – The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality
The Diplomat
Aung San Suu Kyi's contributions to Myanmar's democracy are undeniable. She endured 15 years of house arrest under the country's military junta. She has helped release political prisoners. And she has brought international attention to a nation that …
US Sanctions on Myanmar 'Will Not Hurt,' says Aung San Suu KyiVoice of America
Extension of US sanctions 'will not hurt us': Myanmar's Aung San Suu KyiChannel News Asia
US sanctions will not hurt: Aung San Suu KyiEleven Myanmar
ABC Online –Mintpress News (blog) –Daily News & Analysis
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Posted on 17 May 2016 | 11:09 am

Does Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Want To Push Her Country’s Muslims Into the Sea? – Tablet Magazine


Tablet Magazine

Does Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Want To Push Her Country's Muslims Into the Sea?
Tablet Magazine
Myanmar's voters rejected the military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) in favor of the National League of Democracy (NLD), Myanmar's democratic opposition, led by Nobel Prize Laureate and democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi.
Myanmar, America's Proxy State: West's “Saint Suu Kyi” Tramples RohingyaCenter for Research on Globalization
Myanmar military says it gets along with Aung San Suu KyiThe News International
Business lobby calls for U.S. to drop sanctions on MyanmarPBS NewsHour
The Diplomat –ucanews –The Indian Express
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Posted on 17 May 2016 | 2:14 am

The Opinion Pages|Aung San Suu Kyi’s Cowardly Stance on the Rohingya – New York Times


New York Times

The Opinion Pages|Aung San Suu Kyi's Cowardly Stance on the Rohingya
New York Times
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi — Myanmar's leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate — does not want to call them Rohingya, the name they use, because nationalist Buddhists want to perpetuate the myth that they are “Bengalis” who don't belong in Myanmar.
Myanmar: No hope yet for Rohingya under Aung San Suu KyiChristianToday
Myanmar's “Unpeople Rohingya”: Expose the Duplicity of Aung San Suu KyiCenter for Research on Globalization
Foreign visit earns Daw Aung San Suu Kyi local praiseMyanmar Times
TIME –Anadolu Agency
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Posted on 9 May 2016 | 11:00 pm

Asia Pacific|Aung San Suu Kyi Asks US Not to Refer to ‘Rohingya’ – New York Times


New York Times

Asia Pacific|Aung San Suu Kyi Asks US Not to Refer to 'Rohingya'
New York Times
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar's first democratically elected government since 1962, embraced that view last week when she advised the United States ambassador against using the term “Rohingya” to describe the persecuted Muslim …
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi doesn't even want to hear the term “Rohingya”Quartz
Aung San Suu Kyi's government rejects term 'Rohingya'Telegraph.co.uk
Aung San Suu Kyi Continues to Ignore the Plight of the RohingyateleSUR English
Wall Street Journal –Voice of America –NDTV
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Posted on 6 May 2016 | 2:05 pm