Aung San Suu Kyi
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.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner has been accused of turning a blind eye to the massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, is accused of turning a blind eye to the massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
Bill Richardson said the board "is likely to become a cheerleading squad for government policy."
The Nobel Peace Prize winner has faced heavy international criticism for not taking a higher profile in responding to what U.N. officials have called “ethnic cleansing” by the army.
The U.S. is considering sanctions against Myanmar as the Rohingya humanitarian crisis intensifies.
Myanmar’s civilian leader is under increasing scrutiny for her failure to address the humanitarian crisis.
More than 530,000 Rohingyas have fled the country in less than two months.
Imagine there were an ongoing humanitarian crisis — one approaching genocide — and a Nobel Peace Prize recipient repeatedly