Nobel Peace Laureate Suu Kyi hopes for inclusion in Burmese peace negotiations

Nobel Peace Laureate Suu Kyi hopes for inclusion in Burmese peace negotiations

Tiffany Hsiung – WNN Breaking (WNN) Naypyidaw, BURMA/MYANMAR, ASIA: Working on issues that may help bring the ethnic diversity of Burma/Myanmar together, Nobel Peace Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has released a formal statement directed toward members of Burma’s National League for Democracy party saying that she wants to be personally involved in peace […]

Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi visits India as leaders play it ‘politically safe’

Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi visits India as leaders play it ‘politically safe’

Anjana Pasricha – WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) NEW DELHI, India: Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives Tuesday in India – a country that disappointed Burmese pro-democracy activists by building close ties with Burma’s military rulers in recent years. The visit will help India counter criticism that it had abandoned its commitment to the return […]

UN Special Rapporteur calls for conflict accountabilty in Burma/Myanmar

UN Special Rapporteur calls for conflict accountabilty in Burma/Myanmar

WNN Breaking   (WNN) YANGON/GENEVA: As progress in Burma/Myanmar is beginning in politics and civil society, the region continues to grapple with serious human rights abuse across ethnic, racial and religious lines. United Nations Special Rapporteur Tomás Ojea Quintana, who visited Myanmar from 30 July to 4 August, returned to the United Nations in Geneva […]

BURMA: Nobel laureate Suu Kyi outlines work ahead for democracy

BURMA: Nobel laureate Suu Kyi outlines work ahead for democracy

WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Yangon (Rangoon), BURMA/MYANMAR: Aung San Suu Kyi – a winning candidate in Myanmar’s Sunday’s election polls and 1991 Nobel Peace Prize recipient – says the irregularities inside the country go “beyond what is acceptable in a democratic election.” Burmese democracy leader Suu Kyi feels that parliamentary candidates in her National League for Democracy […]

Refugees survive continued displacement with Burma / Myanmar transition

Refugees survive continued displacement with Burma / Myanmar transition

Lynn Yoshikawa and Kristen Cordell – WNN MDG Stories (WNN/RI) BURMA/MYAMAR: After nearly 50 years of brutal military rule, Burma is embarking upon a landmark transition to civilian administration. The country has seen some promising political reforms. But the world’s longest civil war, coupled with natural disasters within the country, has created serious humanitarian needs which […]

Myanmar warns Suu Kyi tour could spark riots

Myanmar warns Suu Kyi tour could spark riots

Aung Hla Tun – TrustLaw via Reuters news – Wednesday, 30 June, 2011 YANGON, June 29 (Reuters) – A possible tour of Myanmar by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi could cause riots, state media warned on Wednesday, implying she would be responsible for her own safety. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Suu Kyi is planning […]