Category: Politics

US ban on Myanmar army chief not enough, says UN

KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 (NNN-AGENCIES) � A US travel ban on Myanmar’s army chief and three other top officers for their role in orchestrating a crackdown against Rohingyas does not go far enough, a UN rights investigator said.The sanctions announced Tues…

Migrants in Libya Detention Center Detail Dire Conditions

BENGHAZI, LIBYA – Migrants held at a small, dilapidated detention center in the southern Libyan city of Sabha say they are being neglected by international organizations and often go hungry due to lack of food. One of the detained is Ahmed Saleh Ibrahi…

US sanctions Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya

WASHINGTON, The United States is hitting four top Myanmar generals, including the country’s commander in chief and his deputy, with sanctions over the mass killings of Rohingya Muslims.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement Tuesday that th…

Trump Meets Victims of Religious Persecution at White House

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met Wednesday with victims of religious persecution from countries like China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar.Trump counts evangelical …