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Will Myanmar Comply with Provisional Measures in Gambia v. Myanmar?
IntroductionOn November 11, 2019 The Gambia submitted an application against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) alleging that Myanmar had violated its obligations under the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the (More)
Myanmar parliament rejects constitutional amendment to reduce military political power
The National League for Democracy (NLD), headed by State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, failed Tuesday to reduce the role of the military in Myanmar's parliament.The NLD proposed amendments to the 2008 constitution, which requires more than 75 per (More)
ICJ begins hearings over Myanmar treatment of Rohingya
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Tuesday started its first round of hearings in The Gambia's case against Myanmar for alleged genocide of the Rohingya minority. This initial hearing will last three days and is focused on The Gambia's reque (More)
Aung San Suu Kyi named in criminal complaint of genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya
Human rights groups filed a criminal lawsuit in Argentina on Wednesday, alleging that the government and military of Myanmar, including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, have committed crimes against humanity and genocide against the ethnic Rohingya (More)
Myanmar court rejects reporters's appeal
The High Court of Myanmar on Friday rejected the appeal of Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were sentenced to seven years in jail for violating the Official Secrets Act in September.The journalists were arrested in 2017 while invest (More)
House Foreign Affairs Committee calls on Trump to acknowledge Myanmar Rohingya conflict as 'genocide'
Ed Royce (R-CA) , Chairman of the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, called upon the Trump administration Wednesday to "go further" in its reaction to the Myanmar Rohingya conflict and to condemn crimes against the Rohingya pe (More)
HRW: 'methodical massacre' of Rohingya and continued destruction of villages in Myanmar
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday detalied the "methodical massacre" in the Rohingya village of Tula Toli, also known as Min Gyi, in Burma's Rakhine State on August 30, 2017.HRW alleges that Tula Toli was attacked by several hundred Burmese sol (More)
US House passes resolution condemning 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar
The US House of Representatives voted 423-3 on Wednesday to approveH. Con. Res. 90 condemning "ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine i (More)
UN rights chief: cannot rule out genocide in Myanmar
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said Tuesday that he could not rule out that genocide is occurring in Myanmar against the Rohingya Muslim minority.During statements to a special session of the UN Human Rights Council (More)
UN humanitarian committee calls for action on situation in Myanmar
The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly passed a resolution on Thursday calling on authorities in Myanmar to address a number of human rights concerns related to the treatment of the country's Rohningya population. The committee, which focus (More)
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