After her World Court appearance, State Counselor offers her personal thanks to a group of Myanmar people who braved the cold to support her in The Hague.
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
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.
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.
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army leader Ataullah has thanked The Gambia for bringing genocide charges against the Myanmar military to the International Court of Justice.
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.
Missing work and classes, Myanmar people have traveled from as far away as Australia to support Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as she defends the country in the ICJ genocide case.
Washington imposes sanctions against Myanmar military chief Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, Vice Sen-Gen Soe Win and two other generals for treatment of Rohingya Muslims.
At a rally in Yangon, leaders of Myanmar’s religious groups express support for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s efforts to contest a genocide case against the country at the ICJ.
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.