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.
ICOE report details mass killings of nearly 1,000 people, other atrocities; the President concurs with its recommendations of prosecutions in civilian, military courts.
UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned that global tensions are at their highest point in decades following the US assassination of a top Iranian military leader.
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
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.
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army leader Ataullah has thanked The Gambia for bringing genocide charges against the Myanmar military to the International Court of Justice.
FACTBOX: A look at the genocide case against Myanmar at the UN’s highest court as State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi prepares to lead the country’s legal defense.
Two military officers are included in a new Special Unit on International Criminal Justice formed to help defend Myanmar against genocide charges at the ICJ in The Hague.
Bangladeshi army chief says he hopes to boost cooperation on language learning, intel sharing, joint training and more during visit next month.
Domestic reform is necessary to establish Myanmar as a rights-respecting nation.
Responding to international efforts to prosecute Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis, government spokesman says country’s image ‘severely damaged’.
To tackle plastic pollution, Southeast Asia needs region-wide policies to regulate packaging, UN Environment Program says in an 89-page report.
Malaysia detains two Cambodian opposition activists waiting to board flight for Thailand; one has asylum-seeker status.
Ahead of the Int'l Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, it’s worth reflecting on the link between the right to information and the right to expression.