More than 6000 Rohingya muslims killed in one month in Myanmar say MSF
The humanitarian agency Medecins Sans Frontieres says it believes more than 6,700 Rohingya muslims were killed in one month in a government crackdown in Myanmar. This is in stark contrast to figures from the Myanmar government which says that 400 people have been killed since August. Jane Deith’s report contains themes that some viewers may find…
Bangladesh PM criticises Myanmar as she visits Rohingya camp
We report from Bangladesh as its Prime Minister accuses Myanmar’s government of “atrocities”, urging the country to take back Rohingya Muslims who have been fleeing over the border.
Rohingya relate their ordeal after fleeing violence in Myanmar
We report from Southern Bangladesh as the United Nations human rights chief declares Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya people is a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”.
Tom Tugendhat: Aung San Suu Kyi’s voice ‘sadly silent’ on Rohingyas
Tom Tugendhat, the new Conservative chair of the foreign affairs select committee, talks about the plight of the Rohingyas in Myanmar.
Yanghee Lee: Aung San Suu Kyi ‘needs to show leadership’ over Rohingyas
Yanghee Lee, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar, reacts to the reports coming out of the country.
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The Burmese military accused of mass murder and atrocities against Muslim Rohingyas fleeing to Bangladesh. The UN Rapporteur tells us Aung San Suu Kyi, the civilian leader, must try to stop it.
Aung San Suu Kyi: falling from grace
People are beginning to question the judgement of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s icon of democracy, and an interview she gave about the Rohingya will add to those doubts.
Burma: Rohingya Muslims restricted to two children
Aung San Suu Kyi has remained silent on the plight of Burma’s Rohingya Muslims. With her criticism of “discrimination”, is she now changing her tune?
Barack Obama in historic Burma visit
Barack Obama becomes the first US president to visit Burma, in a six-hour trip that acknowledged the country’s steps towards democratic change.
Why is Aung San Suu Kyi not standing up for the Rohingya?
Whilst the ongoing reform in Burma is good, thousands are still being trapped within their villages. Why doesn’t Aung San Suu Kyi stand up for the Rohingya?
‘We have nowhere to bury our dead’
Three months after ethnic clashes in western Burma, Asia correspondent John Sparks gains exclusive access to Rohingya Muslims confined in fortress-like Rakhine state.
Aung San Suu Kyi facing the challenge of a divided nation
Feted in the West, Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces difficult political problems at home.
Aung San Suu Kyi: help bring reforms to Burma
The Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi asks Britain for help to bring ‘greater opportunities’ to her country as she makes a historic address to the Palace of Westminster.
Back to Oxford for Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi returns to Oxford to receive an honorary doctorate – and tells Channel 4 News being back there made her feel younger again.
Hard questions for Aung San Suu Kyi as she returns 'home'
The daughter of Burmese democracy is being feted like a rock star and treated like a president as she tours Europe. Today, on her 67th birthday, Aung San Suu Kyi is going “home” to Oxford for what will be a deeply poignant and bittersweet visit.