Peter Popham on why Aung San Suu Kyi is silent on the murder of Muslims.
Peter Popham has been a foreign correspondent and commentator at The Independent for more than 20 years, reporting from Albania, Mongolia, South Asia, and now Italy. He is the author of The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi and Tokyo: The City at the End of the World.
Once a symbol of the human-rights struggle worldwide, Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s has fallen silent since her release. Peter Popham investigates why.
Aung San Suu Kyi implied on Monday that the West is being fooled by the pace of Burmese change.
The U.K. has a new pep in its step, writes Peter Popham.
Parents are praying that the era of bizarre religious groups dies along with Sun Myung Moon.
A New Burma
On her U.S. visit, the Nobel winner faces a balancing act with the regime and the West. By Peter Popham.
As these London Games take the spotlight, not all are lifted by its athletes’ new fame. By Peter Popham.
Peter Popham on how the Burmese opposition leader is keeping mum on minority persecution.
Supporter Vaughan Smith tells Peter Popham about Assange’s life now—and what he was like as a houseguest.