Canadian lawmakers strips Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi honorary citizenship

Must Read

Howdy, Modi! : World media reactions on Modi-Trump’ grand Houston Event address

New Delhi, Sep 23: United States President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on late Sunday shared...

Howdy Modi : Modi-Trump mark history in US-India relationship with great show at Houston

Houston, Sep 22:  Modi, delivering his speech at the historic event, talks about the development underwent over five years...

ECI announces dates of Maharashtra & Haryana elections; Single Phase Election on October 21; Result on 24th

Election Commission of India has announced the dates of much-awaited state elections. According to the Chief Election Commissioner, Sunil...

Canadian Parliament unanimously voted to cut Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary citizenship over handling of the Rohingya crisis. This vote comes after Canadian lawmakers approved a motion of recognizing crimes committed against Rohingya Muslims as genocide.

Aung San Suu Kyi received an honour from Ottawa in 2007,when she was a democracy advocate long under house arrest. Myanmar is condemned for burning fire on human rights and for driving more than 700,000 Rohingya into neighboring Bangladesh of ethnic cleansing.

Canadian parliament’s decision to revoke the symbolic honour was due to a “persistent refusal to denounce the Rohingya genocide”, said Adam Austen, spokesman for Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland.

“We will continue to support the Rohingya by providing humanitarian assistance, imposing sanctions against Myanmar’s generals and demanding that those responsible be held accountable before a competent international body,” said Austen.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Modi holds bilateral with Qatar Emir, meets other leaders

New York, Sep 23 (IANS) India and Qatar reviewed the full range of their ties during a bilateral meeting...

Temples, schools to be re-opened in Kashmir: Minister

Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Hundreds of temples and schools that remained shut down in the Kashmir Valley over the years would be re-opened for...

PKL 7: Bengaluru, Delhi play out enthralling draw

Jaipur, Sep 23 (IANS) Bengaluru Bulls and Dabang Delhi drew 39-39 in a closely fought Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 contest at the Sawai...

At some point, India may agree to Kashmir mediation: Trump (2nd Lead)

By Arul LouisNew York, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Monday that "India may come" around to his mediating on Kashmir,...

Kashmir mediation offer stands, but if both agree: Trump (Lead)

By Arul LouisNew York, Sep 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Monday he is willing to mediate on Kashmir, but only if...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This