The US Holocaust Memorial Museum has rescinded its top award to Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi because of her failure to condemn and stop military attacks on her country’s minority Rohingya Muslims, the museum said on Wednesday.
How can we know when a patient comes in that he or she is an insurgent? Insurgents do not have the word, ‘insurgent’ written on their foreheads.”
Downtown Yangon will host a museum commemorating the historical pro-democracy uprising that came to a head on 8 August 1988, according to Burma’s Minister for Religious and Cultural Affairs Thura Aung Ko.
A Shan State court on Friday sentenced two Kachin pastors to harsh multi-year prison sentences after they were caught up in conflict in Muse Township, with the two men found guilty of all charges brought against them, including “unlawful association.”
Both the elder sister and the niece of Burma’s former vice-president Sai Mauk Kham were killed in a fire at their home this morning.
State media said government schools and banks in Muse reopened on Monday as fighting simmered down in the area.