In closing remarks to the ICJ, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi asks the court to drop the genocide case against Myanmar and voices confidence the ICOE can address rights abuses.
Myanmar is unique in that it plays a role in both of New Delhi’s two major foreign policy initiatives—‘Act East’ and ‘Neighborhood First’—says Ambassador Saurabh Kuma
In one of many suits against them, four performers from the Peacock Generation thangyat group have been sentenced to one year in prison for criticizing the military.
The Irrawaddy asked prominent figures for their views on the arguments put forward by Myanmar’s legal team in response to The Gambia’s genocide lawsuit at the ICJ.
Myanmar’s military spokesman says US sanctions on four key generals are timed to coincide with the genocide charges at the International Court of Justice.
An understanding of key facts is missing from the prevailing international view of The Gambia’s genocide case against Myanmar.
Calling the Rohingya crisis an ‘internal conflict’, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi tells the ICJ the military’s actions in Rakhine do not meet the legal definition of genocide.
A total of 27 Kayah farmers are being sued by the military for cultivating unused land seized from them decades ago. Activists are demanding the cases be dismissed.
Shan and Karen activists say for decades they suffered similar abuse to that endured by the Rohingya in 2017 and that the generals should face justice.
Canada and the Netherlands issue statement urging all signatories to UN Genocide Convention to support The Gambia’s case against Myanmar at the World Court.
The Union Parliament has seen heated exchanges about charter amendments between National League for Democracy and military-appointed members.
As she leads Myanmar’s legal team to the ICJ, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi returns to the international spotlight, playing a new role: defender of the national interest.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Netherlands with legal team to fight genocide case at ICJ; contrary to expectations, delegation does not include military officers.
The leader of Myanmar’s Catholics, Cardinal Charles Bo, has called on the international community not to punish the entire nation for crimes against the Rohingya.
Suspected smoke grenade detonates near Indonesia’s Presidential Palace, injuring two military personnel.