• Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Genocide and the moral crisis gripping Asean 
    Just 20 days after Asean celebrated its 51st anniversary, the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar reported on August 28 that genocide and other atrocities had been committed by the military in Kachin, Rakhine and Shan states.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:23
    UN rights chief urges new panel to prepare Myanmar prosecutions
    The UN rights chief called Monday for the creation of a new "mechanism" tasked with preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar, amid allegations of genocide against the Rohingya minority.
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  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:35
     ICC says can rule on Rohingya deportations from Myanmar
    The International Criminal Court said Thursday it had jurisdiction to probe the forced deportation of Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar's military as a possible crime against humanity.
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 14:49
    UK's Hunt to host Myanmar talks at UN
    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Tuesday he would host talks at the UN this month over allegations Myanmar's military committed genocide against the Rohingya minority, warning the perpetrators must be brought to justice.
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  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    No country for brave young men
    Where is Asia’s anguish over the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar and the jailing of journalists who helped expose it? In the haunting silence are whispers of complicity
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rohingya genocide planned long before ARSA attacks
    The Myanmar government, including its de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has repeatedly said that attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) forced the military (Tatmadaw) to launch a crackdown in Rakhine state.
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
    Will Myanmar’s military face justice over ‘genocide’?
    UN report lays foundation for international prosecution but Asian superpower stands in way  
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:43
    Myanmar refuses to recognise UN report on Rakhine genocide
    Myanmar has lashed out at the United Nations Fact Finding Mission that concluded genocide had been committed in Rakhine, saying Nay Pyi Taw did not recognise the mission, whose report was intended to create a rift between the civilian government and the military.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rakhine crisis a ‘genocide’, says UN probe
    MYANMAR’S commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing and several other senior military officers must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes over their responsibility for violence in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan states, a United Nations independent fact-finding mission said yesterday.
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 18:17
    Myanmar army chief must be prosecuted for 'genocide': UN probe
    Geneva - UN investigators called Monday for  Myanmar's army chief to resign and for him and five other top military commanders to be prosecuted in an international court for genocide against the country's Rohingya minority.
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  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    ICC ‘must deal with Rohingya genocide’ 
    THE INTERNATIONAL community must hold Myanmar accountable for the military-planned genocide of the Rohingya minority, a report unveiled yesterday said, describing the killings as “extensively and systematically planned”.
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:37
    Rights report calls for criminal investigation into Rohingya genocide
    Violence and the military operations against the Rohingya in recent years constitute genocide and crimes against humanity, human right defenders Fortify Rights categorically state in their report released on Thursday, which identifies 22 Myanmar Army and Police officials who should be criminally investigated for their roles in the atrocities.
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  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00
    Cashing in on Cambodia’s genocide 
    The haunting faces of Khmer Rouge victims about to be murdered are being hawked for ‘marketing campaigns’ 
  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00
    Duterte’s cowardly flight from the ICC
    Since its formal establishment in 2002, the International Criminal Court has indicted 34 individuals from eight African countries for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 10:02
    UN agency calls for Myanmar trial on genocide
    The United Nations human rights body said acts of genocide may have taken place in Myanmar’s Rakhine state since August when the recent Rohingya crisis erupted, while asking the UN General Assembly to prepare to bring the case to court.
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