Photo of Yasmin Ullah, a member of the Rohingya community

Rohingya Hail UN Ruling Ordering Myanmar to Prevent Genocide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar to do all it can to prevent genocide against the Rohingya people, a ruling met by members of the Muslim minority with gratitude and relief but also some skepticism that the coun...
Photo of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Gambia's Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambadou

Fallen Rights Icon at UN Court for Rohingya Genocide Case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Twenty-eight years to the day after Aung San Suu Kyi’s husband and sons accepted her Nobel Peace Prize while she remained under house arrest in Myanmar, the former pro-democracy icon appeared in a United Nations court ready to defend h...
Photo of Aung San Suu Kyi, the State Counsellor of Myanmar

Suu Kyi Says Handling of Rohingya Could Have Been Better

HANOI, Vietnam — In the face of global condemnation, Myanmar's leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said that the handling of Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom have fled to Bangladesh amid a brutal military campaign, could have be...