Search Results for Tag: Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi: From freedom fighter to pariah
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi had the global community rooting for her when she was the world’s most famous political prisoner. Now she is accused of standing by while soldiers massacre Rohingya Muslims. – Author: Elizabeth Schumacher
Date29.01.2018 | 14:05
TagsAung San Suu Kyi, Human rights, Myanmar, Nobel, Rohingya
What if women ruled the world?
Many a time I’ve entertained this intriguing possibility: often, admittedly, as a knee-jerk reaction to the rhetoric of certain male leaders that continues to “shock and awe” us.
Date23.09.2017 | 11:07
TagsAfD, Angela Merkel, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Rohingya, Sheikh Hasina, Wir schaffen das, women's rights
The never-ending plight of the Rohingya people
The Rohingyas in Myanmar (a country formerly known as Burma) are often described as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. From the time the country’s then-military junta passed The Burma Citizenship Law in 1982, they’ve been denied citizenship – and ever since, they are virtually stateless.
Date02.08.2016 | 15:23
TagsAfghanistan, Aung San Suu Kyi, Bengali, Kalindi Kunj, Murali Krishnan, Myanmar, Rohingya, Somalia, Tibet, women's rights
Women in the News
While Russia is pondering imposing restrictions on abortion rights, Amnesty International is urging Ireland to end its abortion ban. Read more news about women here and tell us if we miss something.
Date19.06.2015 | 14:07
TagsAbercrombie & Fitch, abortion, abortion law, abortion rights, Amnesty International, Angela Merkel, Aung San Suu Kyi, civil rights, civil rights activist, headscarf, I can do it, Ireland, muslim woman, Nazi, Rachel Dolezal, russia, women's rights
Free at last!
Russian punk band Pussy Riots members Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova have been set free. Talking to the press, they revealed some interesting insights about life inside a Russian prison. We present interesting quotes from the two girls and the reaction they’ve evoked in Twitter.
Date23.12.2013 | 15:22