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Australian FM: Aung San Suu Kyi 'Can't Be Blamed' for Rohingya Crisis

Julie Bishop says that Myanmar's iconic leader does not have the political power to prevent the military from carrying out its ethnic cleansing campaign in Rakhine State. more
Refugees look up as they scramble for donations in the Balukhali camp on September 18, 2017 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Nearly 400,000 Rohingya refugees have fled into Bangladesh since late August during the outbreak of violence in the Rakhine state. (Allison Joyce / Getty Images)
Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis Meets Reality
In the New York Times, Kevin Rudd explains the complex internal politics that have shaped Aung San Suu Kyi's response to the Rohingya crisis. more
A Rohingya refugee girl looks on at newly arrived refugees who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar on September 6, 2017. (K M ASAD/AFP/Getty)

Asia Abridged Podcast: The 'Horrific' Plight of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

Asia Society's Debra Eisenman discusses the unfolding crisis involving the group often called "the world's most persecuted minority." more
Rohingya refugees run to the crew of the Nautical Aliya as they provide relief supplies at the Balu Khali Rohingya refugee camp on February 15, 2017 in Chittagong, Bangladesh. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Explainer: What's Happening to Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

Asia Society Policy Institute Executive Director Debra Eisenman describes the events that led to unprecedented violence toward Myanmar's "stateless" Muslim minority. more
The relationship between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will be one to watch in 2017. (Thomas Peter/AFP/Getty Images)

17 Predictions for Asia in 2017

Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski gazes into his crystal ball. more
Thousands of worshippers come to the Shwedagon pagoda to celebrate Thingyan, a New Years Water festival, April 17, 2014 in Yangon, Myanmar. Thingyan is similar to other new year festivities seen in Southeast Asian countries such as Laos, Cambodia and Songkran in Thailand. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Nine Excellent Documentaries About Asia That You Can Watch on Netflix

From Syria to China and Myanmar to Japan, discover the stories and traditions of Asia through the documentary lens. more
Aung San Suu Kyi addresses Asia Society in New York. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Aung San Suu Kyi: 'What We Want Is a Truly Democratic Country'

The iconic Nobel laureate addressed Asia Society for the first time as Myanmar's most powerful official. more

Aung San Suu Kyi: 'Human Rights Are Human Needs'

The Myanmar leader and iconic Nobel laureate discusses human rights at Asia Society in New York. more

An Address by Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar (Complete)

The iconic Nobel laureate discusses her country's emergence into a democracy and its plan for economic development. more