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Aung San Suu Kyi heads to Hague for Burma genocide showdown

Aung San Suu Kyi heads to Hague for Burma genocide showdown

10-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

A momentous legal confrontation will take place at the UN’s highest court this week when the Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi appears in person to defend [...]
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Thousands in Burma rally behind Suu Kyi ahead of Hague court date

10-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands rallied in support of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar Saturday, on the eve of her departure for the UN’s top court to defend Myanmar against charges of genocide [...]
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Suu Kyi set to make history in Hague genocide case

10-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is set to make legal history when she defends Myanmar in The Hague this week against charges of genocide targeting the Buddhist [...]
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Cruise giant hunts for Asia ports as Chinese take to the seas

10-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The world’s biggest cruise-ports operator is looking to expand in Southeast Asia, a budding hotspot for Chinese voyagers that could eventually rival the Caribbean and [...]
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High stakes: Burma’s Lady gambles image in Rohingya genocide lawsuit

10-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

From democracy champion to defending Myanmar against genocide charges, the shock decision by civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to face the UN’s top court risks further [...]
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Burma leader Suu Kyi departs for genocide hearings amid fanfare at home

10-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar leader and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi departed on Sunday for the U.N’s top court in The Hague to defend the country against charges of genocide [...]
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In rare legal test, Burma faces genocide hearings at The Hague

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

In a wood-panelled hall of the ornate Peace Palace at The Hague, lawyers pressing a case against Myanmar for alleged genocide against its Muslim Rohingya minority will next [...]
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The Lady and The Hague: Burma leader Suu Kyi courts home audience

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The last time Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi travelled to western Europe, she was feted as the freshly elected civilian ruler of a fledgling democracy who had brought an end [...]
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Human Rights Watch says Rohingya child refugees being denied education

04-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Bangladesh is blocking hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children from accessing meaningful education, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, urging authorities to lift [...]
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Almost 400,000 Rohingya children in Bangladeshi camps ‘have no access to education’

04-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Close to 400,000 Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladeshi camps are being deprived of the right to education, according to a new investigation by Human Rights Watch. [...]
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Final remains of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The final remains of the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain last month arrived in Vietnam Saturday, the foreign ministry said, returning them to bereft families after [...]
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China deploys airship on outpost in disputed South China Sea, satellite firm says

China deploys airship on outpost in disputed South China Sea, satellite firm says

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Satellite images indicate that China has deployed an operational airship known as an aerostat in the disputed Mischief Reef, strengthening its reconnaissance ability in the [...]
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Vietnam and China promise to keep talking as they look to settle differences over South China Sea

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China and Vietnam said that they would continue to look for ways to peacefully resolve their conflict over the South China Sea at the end of a three-day meeting to discuss [...]
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From a box to a coffin: The long and deadly road home for Vietnamese migrants

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

They left Vietnam carrying dreams of small fortunes and the heavy burden of family expectations. But they died in a box, and came home in coffins. For the 39 migrants who set [...]
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Burma’s judicial defense of the indefensible

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Next month, Myanmar’s government will get the first taste of what it has fought hard to prevent for more than two years: international accountability for widespread and [...]
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