Aung San Suu Kyi
Suu Kyi’s prosecution poses the greatest challenge for the 75-year-old and her National League for Democracy party since February’s military coup.
Military and police in Myanmar killed dozens of people in the deadliest day since last month's coup.
The protests against the military takeover of Myanmar's government continued despite reports that security forces killed at least 18 people a day before.
Myanmar has been in chaos since the army seized power and detained elected government leader Aung San Suu Kyi earlier this month.
To date, three protesters have been fatally shot.
The death of Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing adds to the growing fury over the military's Feb. 1 overthrow of Aung San Suu Kyi's government.
The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees is concerned there may be vulnerable women and children among the group set for repatriation back to Myanmar.
Myanmar’s military leaders extended their detention of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose freedom is a key demand of the protesters.
The U.S. is targeting the army for hurting the country's move toward democracy, an American priority when Biden served as vice president under Barack Obama.
Demonstrators vowed to keep up the pressure against last week's military coup, even after a woman was shot and critically wounded during clashes.
Protesters denounced the military coup and demanded the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Exercise is important.
There have been recent and serious concerns about Myanmar, also known as Burma, backsliding into authoritarianism.
At the time of their arrest, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were working on an investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim villagers during an army crackdown.
The country's leader has failed to speak out against atrocities targeting the country's Rohingya minority, Amnesty said.
The journalists were investigating the killing of Rohingya villagers by security forces at the time of their arrest last December.
It's the first time the United Nations has explicitly called for Myanmar officials to face genocide charges.
But they don't yet have the public support of the president -- and Mitch McConnell is delaying a vote on proposed sanctions for perpetrators of the crisis.
Aung San Suu Kyi once said: "It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it.”
Australian lawyers accuse Aung San Suu Kyi of inaction as Rohingya Muslims flee systemic violence in Myanmar.