Rohingya refugees react after Suu Kyi’s speech at ICJ | AFP

Rohingya refugees in Ukhia, Bangladesh, react after watching Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), during which she rejected the allegations of genocide against Myanmar.

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Suu Kyi denies Myanmar genocide allegations at top UN court

Myanmar’s former pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has denied that her country’s armed forces committed genocide against the Rohingya minority, telling the United Nation’s top court that the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Muslims was the unfortunate result of a battle with insurgents.

Suu Kyi says ‘genocidal intent cannot be the only hypothesis’ in Rohingya case | AFP

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi tells the UN’s top court there was no proof of “genocidal intent” behind her country’s military campaign against Rohingya Muslims. SOUNDBITE

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Aung San Suu Kyi arrives for second day of trial over Rohingya genocide case | AFP

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s former democracy icon arrives at the International Court of Justice in The Hague for the second day of a trial over the bloody military crackdown in which thousands of people were killed and around 740,000 Rohingya minorities fled to neighbouring Bangladesh. Suu Kyi is expected to take the stand a day after Gambia urged the country to ‘stop the genocide’ against Rohingya muslims. IMAGES of her arrivals

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Pence: anti-Rohingya violence ‘without excuse’

(14 Nov 2018) Vice President Mike Pence told Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday that the violence the Rohingya people have experienced is “without excuse.” Suu Kyi said Myanmar’s leaders are in a better position to explain the situation. (Nov. 14)

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Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail Reuters reporters

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi robustly defends the jailing of two Reuters journalists who were reporting on the Rohingya crisis, as she hit back at global criticism of a trial widely seen as an attempt to muzzle the free press. The country’s de facto leader acknowledged that the brutal crackdown on the Muslim minority — which the United Nations has cast as “genocide” — could have been “handled better”, but insisted the two reporters had been treated fairly.

Pope meets Myanmar’s Suu Kyi as Rohingya crisis looms large

Pope Francis meets Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a pivotal moment in a visit aimed at alleviating religious and ethnic hatreds that have driven huge numbers of Muslim Rohingya from the country. IMAGES

Bob Geldof returns Dublin honour in Suu Kyi protest

Musician and Live Aid supremo Bob Geldof returns his Freedom of the City of Dublin scroll in a protest against Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who holds the same honour.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi makes 1st visit to crisis-hit northern Rakhine

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits conflict-battered northern Rakhine State for the first time, reportedly meeting Rohingya Muslims who have faced an army crackdown that has seen hundreds of thousands of the minority flee.

‘What’s wrong with being a Muslim?’: Petition to strip Suu Kyi of Nobel Prize gains 400k+ signatures

Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace prize in 1991 for her activism against the military junta in Burma (now Myanmar) which resulted in her house arrest for 15 years, from which she was released in 2010. In 2015, Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy won the general election, and she became de-facto leader of the country under the official title of state counsellor.


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