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Outgoing UN Envoy Hopes Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Can Change
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.

Will the ICJ Myanmar Ruling Help Bring Accountability for the Rohingya Crisis?
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.
The Truth About Myanmar’s Genocide Case Defense Lawyer
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.

Rohingya Case: International Court Begins Gathering Evidence
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.

Aung San Suu Kyi Slammed for Army Defense in Myanmar Genocide Case
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.

Suu Kyi’s Hague Appearance: Minding Myanmar’s Domestic Political Dynamics in the ICJ Genocide Case
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.  

Why Will Aung San Suu Kyi Personally Defend Myanmar Against Genocide Claims?
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?
Gambia’s Genocide Case Against Myanmar: A Legal Review
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.

Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions
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.

Why Are Myanmar’s Neighbors Ignoring the Rohingya Crisis?
September 25, 2018

Why Are Myanmar’s Neighbors Ignoring the Rohingya Crisis?

By Angshuman Choudhury
The silence of Myanmar’s neighbors over the UN’s genocide allegations is deeply unsettling.

What Is the Tatmadaw’s Plan for the Rohingya?
October 14, 2017

What Is the Tatmadaw’s Plan for the Rohingya?

By Austin Bodetti
Myanmar’s military has spent decades engineering a genocide.
Is Myanmar Approaching Genocide?
May 04, 2015

Is Myanmar Approaching Genocide?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent report suggests that the Rohingya could become the target of further mass atrocities.

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