Rights group to Suu Kyi, ASEAN: Speak up for Rohingya

MANILA, Philippines – The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to break her silence on the humanitarian crisis affecting "boat people” stranded at sea. The group also criticized the ASEAN for neglecting Myanmar's 800,000 Rohingya refugees seen by the government as illegal immigrants from neighboring Bangladesh.