In The Wake of Myanmar's Ethnic Cleansing, It's Time To Scrap The Nobel Peace Prize

op-ed | Jeffrey S. Podoshen
Myanmar refugees Getty Images/Kevin Frayer

The awards have shifted to make clearly biased political statements

Chinese journalist receives life sentence for reporting riots - AP

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Journalist who worked for Chinese radio sentenced to life imprisonment for reporting 2009 ethnic riots in western China

Rights group: Uzbeks tortured by Kyrgyz police - AP

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International group Human Rights Watch said that Uzbeks are being “disproportionately” arrested and tortured in an investigation of deadly ethnic riots last month

Kyrgyz death estimate could be ten times higher - AP

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Kyrgyzstan’s interim president said Friday that the death toll from ethnic clashes in the country’s south could be near 2,000; the UN said as many as 1 million could need aid

UN: 400,000 now uprooted by Kyrgyzstan unrest - AP

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U.N. update dramatically increases number of those uprooted from their homes in the south region of the country

100,000 Uzbek refugees seek safety at border - AP

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With fires raging in the southern city of Osh for a fourth day Monday, the official death toll of 124 killed and nearly 1,500 injured from the clashes that began Thursday appeared way too low