The US Holocaust Memorial Museum says it is rescinding the award due to Aung San Suu Kyi's inaction over what it called "mounting evidence of genocide" committed by the Myanmar military against civilians from the Rohingya minority.
New Mon State Party and Lahu Democratic Union sign a ceasefire agreement in Myanmar's capital, joining eight other groups who had already signed. Some powerful rebel armies continue to fight and have resisted entering the ceasefire deal.
Amnesty International accuses Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her government of burying their heads in the sand, while UN investigators demanded full, unfettered access to Myanmar.
Amid mounting criticism over what the United Nations has termed the "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims, leader Aung San Suu Kyi expresses sorrow over the crisis and appealed to the international community for help.
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