The Arakan Army says it detained a Rakhine State National League for Democracy leader for organizing a rally in support of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s defense at the ICJ.
Lawyers for The Gambia say the same generals who are accused of genocide cannot be trusted to prosecute their soldiers for crimes against the Rohingya.
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.
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army leader Ataullah has thanked The Gambia for bringing genocide charges against the Myanmar military to the International Court of Justice.
An artillery shell hit a ferry on the Kaladan River in Chin State Tuesday, killing two civilians and injuring seven.
A humanitarian and development agency led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi known as UEHRD has denied The Gambia’s accusations that it confiscated land following alleged genocide.
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.
The case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice alleging genocide against the Rohingya is underway in The Hague. The hearings will continue through Thursday.
Myanmar’s deputy commander-in-chief told a Bangladeshi general on a visit to Myanmar that the country is ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees.
China’s State Councilor Wang Yi says infrastructure connectivity is the backbone of the giant Chinese initiative and the two sides should cooperate on the ground.
The Irrawaddy talks to Muslim faith leader Haji U Aye Lwin and political analyst Maung Maung Soe about the State Counselor’s move to lead Myanmar’s defense at The Hague.
Despite numerous informal peace talks, fighting continues and trust is in short supply. But both sides now believe a formal summit can be held in January.
Schoolchildren in Kyauktaw were running home Friday morning after an explosion when a 9-year-old boy was killed by bullets fired by the Myanmar military, says his aunt.
As fighting between AA and military continues, three civilians killed and four hurt in downtown Mrauk-U; three others hurt in artillery strike on another village.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing says the military must maintain its grip on politics to ensure stability.