A Rohingya boy looks out from trucks carrying detained Rohingya Muslims who fled by boat from Rakhine State in KyaukTan township, about 100 kilometres from Yangon, Myanmar, in November 2018. The group had unsuccessfully tried to sail to Malaysia.
(AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
Equipped with rights, knowledge and skills, the global Rohingya diaspora is poised to be influential against the genocidal regime that seeks to erase their people.
Reuters reporters Wa Lone (left) and Kyaw Soe Oo, leaving prison in Myanmar on Tuesday.
The influential military is still in a position to veto reforms, making the repeal of repressive laws difficult.
Aung Sun Suu Kyi is now seen as an enabler of ethnic cleansing and genocide.
Facing increasing international pressure, Myanmar's one-time star leader is running out of time to show leadership on human rights and the Rohingya crisis.
Reuters journalist Wa Lone is escorted out of the Insein township court in Yangon.
EPA/Lynn Bo Bo
From press freedom to ethnic cleansing, Myanmar seems to be slipping backwards faster than ever.
Medicins san Frontieres estimates that so far, over 13,000 Rohingya Muslims have died in the conflict.
A new report recommends the UN Security Council refer members of the Myanmar military – and potentially some Rohingya forces – to the International Criminal Court.
Aung San Suu Kyi has lost much of her goodwill since the 2017 Rohingya crisis.
When Aung San Suu Kyi led her party to victory in 2015, many hoped Myanmar's worst days were behind them. But the government's complicity in the Rohingya crisis has tarnished her reputation.
What is the future of Rohingya refugees?
AP Photo/Manish Swarup
The way Bangladesh has taken in Rohingyas stands in stark contrast to Europe, which faced an influx of Syrian refugees in similar numbers. I saw how refugee camps were being run in an efficient manner.
Aung San Suu Kyi takes a trip to Beijing.
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China's attitude towards Myanmar reflects a bigger strategy: to bolster its presence in Asia at the expense of the established American-led order.
Interreligious gathering of prayer for peace ceremony, October 2017.
There is a battle of Buddhisms taking place on the streets of Myanmar.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu celebrated his 86th birthday and the unveiling of an arch in his honour outside St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town.
Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu embraces everything noble in Aristotelian virtue ethics and African philosophical systems alike.
A Rohingya woman takes cover with her child after crossing into Bangladesh.
All the signs were there when I was living in Myanmar at the rosiest moment in the transition to democracy.
Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).
A scholar analyzes the history of the Nobel Peace Prize to ask: What difference has it made?
A preoccupied US combined with India, China and Russia protecting their own interests created the perfect conditions for Myanmar to settle its Rohingya issue
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh waiting to receive aid.
Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters
The persecution of the Rohingya goes back to 1948, the year when Myanmar achieved independence from the British.
Aung San Suu Kyi is sworn into office alongside her military counterparts.
Once a beacon of democratic hope, Myanmar's 'civilian' government is showing its true nature.
Rohingya refugees carry their child as they walk through water after crossing the border by boat to Bangladesh.
Reuters/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
The campaign against Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya is so extreme and violent with the intent of eliminating them from the country that it meets the criteria for genocide.
A heroine no more.
Long regarded as something approaching a saint, Myanmar's de facto head of state appears to be running out of moral capital.
EPA/Francis R. Malasig
From stubborn military rule to religious 'mobocracy', five young democracies show signs of slipping backwards.
Aung San Suu Kyi will rule Burma through her proxy president. They need to unite the country's many ethnic groups.
Waiting in the wings as parliament sits in its final session after the election, Aung San Suu Kyi and her victorious NLD face the challenge of huge public expectations.
EPA/Nyein Chan Naing
Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD has won Myanmar's elections in a landslide, but must lead the transition to democratic rule carrying the hopes of tens of millions of voters who expect life to be transformed.