• Malaysian PM leads protest against ‘genocide’ of Rohingya

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, holds hands with other leaders during a protest against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, at a stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. Najib led a protest rally Sunday against what he called a genocide of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority and urged the international community to help halt the atrocities. (AP Photo/Lim Huey Teng)

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak led a protest rally Sunday against what he called a “genocide” of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority, as he urged Asian neighbors and the world to step up the pressure to stop the violence.

  • Malaysia defends rally against ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Myanmar

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government on Saturday defended plans for a protest rally to condemn what it called “ethnic cleansing” of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority, saying it has an obligation to ensure that its neighbor takes steps to prevent the crisis from deteriorating.