The ICJ said Myanmar had submitted its first report on steps to protect Rohingya, in compliance with a court order as part of Gambia’s genocide case against the country.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s defense of Myanmar in The Hague helped define genocide as a crime deserving of international attention in a way the great powers have seldom done.
The UN Security Council failed to agree on a statement urging Myanmar to follow the ICJ’s provisional steps in the Rohingya genocide case, as China and Vietnam objected.
Dr. Salai Ngun Cung Lian of the Myanmar Institute for Peace and Study says Myanmar’s lawyers failed to challenge genocide charges at the International Court of Justice.
In a sign that it wants to expedite the Rohingya genocide case, the ICJ has given The Gambia and Myanmar an unexpectedly brief six months each to file their pleadings.
Writing in the Financial Times, Myanmar’s State Counselor has cast doubt on the international justice system’s ability to get to the truth of the Rohingya crisis.
In a blow to State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the International Court of Justice has approved provisional measures to protect the Rohingya.
Tokyo says it welcomes Myanmar’s move to investigate and prosecute rights abuses and war crimes in Rakhine State reported by a domestic commission of inquiry.
The military says it cannot provide details of when it will begin investigating crimes against Rohingya in Rakhine until it has finished studying the ICOE’s full report.
The ICJ rules today on The Gambia’s request for provisional measures against Myanmar as part the genocide case it filed with the court. Here’s what you should know.
ICOE report details mass killings of nearly 1,000 people, other atrocities; the President concurs with its recommendations of prosecutions in civilian, military courts.
The Independent Commission of Enquiry has declared that security operations in Rakhine in 2017 did not have ‘genocidal intent’, but admits that ‘war crimes’ took place.
An expert on constitutional reform tells The Irrawaddy the Charter Amendment Committee needs to focus on basic principles if charter change is to be meaningful.
The Irrawaddy looks back at the people and issues that dominated the headlines in 2019.
Japanese Ambassador Ichiro Maruyama says the Myanmar military did not commit, or intend to commit, genocide in Rakhine State.