EU considers trade sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

By |oktober 4th, 2018|Aung San Suu Kyi, Cecilia Malmström, China, Federica Mogherini, Jean-Claude Juncker, Myanmar, News, Rohingya Muslims, USA|

The European Union is considering trade sanctions on Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis, potentially stripping the country of tariff-free access to the world’s largest trading bloc, three EU officials said.

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EU demands freedom for two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar

By |september 3rd, 2018|Aung San Suu Kyi, ethnic violence, genocide, human rights, International Criminal Court, Myanmar, News, press freedom, Rohingya Muslims|

The European Union called today (3 September) for the immediate and unconditional release of two Reuters journalists handed jail sentences in Myanmar for their reporting of the Rohingya crisis.

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EU raises concerns with Myanmar’s Suu Kyi over detention of reporters

By |januar 9th, 2018|Aung San Suu Kyi, ethnic cleansing, Myanmar, News, press freedom, Rohingya Muslims|

The European Union's envoy to Myanmar has raised concerns about the arrest of two Reuters journalists in a letter to the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, describing the situation as "serious intimidation" and calling for their immediate release.

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Myanmar: It’s time to bring back sanctions

By |oktober 20th, 2017|Aung San Suu Kyi, News, Rohingya, Rohingya Muslims|

It’s not just Aung San Suu Kyi who is failing to act on the Rohingya massacre - it’s time we bring back sanctions, argues MEP Neena Gill.

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From Mandela to Malala: Sakharov winners that won the Nobel Peace prize

By |oktober 19th, 2017|Afghanistan, Andrei Sakharov, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, European Parliament, Malala Yousafzai, MEPs, Nelson Mandela, News, Nobel peace prize, Nobel Prize, Rohingya Muslims, Sakharov Prize, South Africa, USSR|

Four laureates of the European Parliament’s Sakharov prize for freedom of thought, an award established in 1988 and named after the Soviet physicist and dissident Andrei Sakharov, also won the Nobel for peace. EURACTIV Spain reports.

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UN chief, Security Council call on Myanmar to end violence

By |september 14th, 2017|António Guterres, Aung San Suu Kyi, ethnic cleansing, Myanmar, News, Rohingya Muslims, United Nations|

UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the UN Security Council yesterday (13 September) urged Myanmar to end violence against the majority-Buddhist country’s Rohingya Muslims that has forced some 400,000 people to flee to Bangladesh.

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi rejects UN probe on Muslims during Brussels trip

By |maj 2nd, 2017|Aung San Suu Kyi, ethnic cleansing, Federica Mogherini, Jan Figel', Myanmar, News, Rohingya, Rohingya Muslims, United Nations|

Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday (2 May) rejected a decision by the UN's rights council to investigate allegations of crimes by Myanmar's security forces against minority Rohingya Muslims.

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