Myanmar’s head of state Aung San Suu Kyi was imprisoned for resisting the military junta and has a Nobel Peace Prize — but is strangely silent on the ethnic cleansing of the Muslim Rohingya minority in her Buddhist-majority country. Can she control her own military? Human rights activists hope so.
Every year the president sets a limit on the admission of refugees from around the world, in consultation with various government and humanitarian agencies. This year, it’s all happening in the White House — and refugee advocates fear the cap will be at an all-time low.