June 01, 2021
Why the US Should Recognize the Rohingya Genocide
By Michael P. Scharf, Paul R. Williams, and Milena Sterio
The Biden administration has a chance to reassert the United States’ moral authority on human rights.
February 10, 2021
Myanmar’s Generals Reshape Regional Political Dynamics
By Luke Hunt
Min Aung Hlaing's seizure of power in Myanmar has shaken up the region's diplomatic balance.
January 21, 2021
Biden Administration to Probe Rohingya Genocide Claim
By Sebastian Strangio
What would it mean for the U.S. government to officially declare the Myanmar atrocities "genocide"?
May 06, 2020
Outgoing UN Envoy Hopes Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Can Change
By Luke Hunt
Explosions heard in Rakhine villages as military searches door-to-door.
March 18, 2020
Will the ICJ Myanmar Ruling Help Bring Accountability for the Rohingya Crisis?
By Champa Patel and Ruma Mandal
Beyond refocusing the attention on the Rohingya crisis, the ruling raising questions about whether it might be an effective route for pursuing accountability.
March 10, 2020
The Truth About Myanmar’s Genocide Case Defense Lawyer
By Andrew Nachemson
The focus on William Schabas’ history and personal views detracts from the more substantive issues at play in allegations of genocide in Myanmar.
February 05, 2020
Rohingya Case: International Court Begins Gathering Evidence
By Associated Press
A court official said a team of investigators is visiting Rohingya refugee camps to collect evidence, and that justice will be delivered whether Myanmar cooperates or not.
December 13, 2019
Aung San Suu Kyi Slammed for Army Defense in Myanmar Genocide Case
By Aleks Furtula and Lorne Cook
The Nobel Peace laureate was blasted by opposing lawyers for defending the Myanmar army’s conduct in Rakhine state.
December 10, 2019
Suu Kyi’s Hague Appearance: Minding Myanmar’s Domestic Political Dynamics in the ICJ Genocide Case
By Prashanth Parameswaran
While much of the focus may be on her international image, it will be important to consider the domestic political dynamics at play in Myanmar as well.
November 30, 2019
Why Will Aung San Suu Kyi Personally Defend Myanmar Against Genocide Claims?
By Angshuman Choudhury
The Nobel peace prize winner will now be defending charges of genocide at an international court. How did it come to this?
November 19, 2019
Gambia’s Genocide Case Against Myanmar: A Legal Review
By Md. Rizwanul Islam
A look at the prospects for the ICJ case, based on past precedent and international law.
February 28, 2019
Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions
By Luke Hunt
Continued conflict suggests a long road ahead for vulnerable populations in the country.