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Myanmar Junta Carrying out ‘Genocide by Attrition’ in Rakhine State: Report
June 09, 2022

Myanmar Junta Carrying out ‘Genocide by Attrition’ in Rakhine State: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
According to the advocacy group Fortify Rights, the state's malign use of identity documents mirrors past episodes of genocide.

Lawyers Urge ICJ to Continue with Rohingya Genocide Case
February 24, 2022

Lawyers Urge ICJ to Continue with Rohingya Genocide Case

By Sebastian Strangio
One lawyer for The Gambia urged the court to “reject Myanmar’s meritless preliminary objections" and proceed to the case.
Myanmar Genocide Hearings Open, Overshadowed by Question of Recognition
February 22, 2022

Myanmar Genocide Hearings Open, Overshadowed by Question of Recognition

By Sebastian Strangio
The International Court of Justice has drawn criticism for allowing representatives of the military junta to represent Myanmar at hearings this week.

After Killing, Bangladesh Launches Crackdown in Rohingya Camps
October 14, 2021

After Killing, Bangladesh Launches Crackdown in Rohingya Camps

By Sebastian Strangio
Bangladeshi police have made nearly 40 arrests, including five in connection with last month's murder of a prominent Rohingya advocate.

US Court Orders Facebook to Hand Over Deleted Anti-Rohingya Content
September 23, 2021

US Court Orders Facebook to Hand Over Deleted Anti-Rohingya Content

By Sebastian Strangio
In a ruling, the court stated that Facebook’s citing of a privacy provision to withhold the records from Myanmar was “rich with irony.”

Why the National Unity Government’s Statement on Myanmar’s Rohingya Is Important
June 09, 2021

Why the National Unity Government’s Statement on Myanmar’s Rohingya Is Important

By Angshuman Choudhury
The shadow government's formal pledges to offer a persecuted minority justice and rights could help shape Myanmar's future.

Myanmar Shadow Government Pledges Citizenship for Rohingya
June 04, 2021

Myanmar Shadow Government Pledges Citizenship for Rohingya

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Unity Government has called for the besieged community to join in the “Spring Revolution” against the military junta.
What Does the ICJ Preliminary Ruling Really Mean for the Rohingya?
February 04, 2020

What Does the ICJ Preliminary Ruling Really Mean for the Rohingya?

By Angshuman Choudhury
The ICJ verdict is an important first step toward ensuring that the Rohingya victims get some tangible justice.

Myanmar: Trials and Tribulations
February 01, 2020

Myanmar: Trials and Tribulations

By Christina Fink
Facing genocide charges in the international arena, Myanmar’s domestic politics are set to heat up in 2020, too.

Safety Not Guaranteed: Time Not Right for Rohingya Returns
August 21, 2019

Safety Not Guaranteed: Time Not Right for Rohingya Returns

By Christopher Catrambone
Yet again, Myanmar and Bangladesh are ready to begin repatriations. But little has changed to make that possible.

Rohingyas in Limbo as Diplomacy Falters
January 15, 2019

Rohingyas in Limbo as Diplomacy Falters

By Duncan Bartlett
Diplomatic failure leaves the Rohingya refugees trapped, stateless, and vulnerable.
A Lost Generation of Rohingya Grows up Without Education
December 22, 2018

A Lost Generation of Rohingya Grows up Without Education

By Tun Khin
Both in Myanmar and Bangladesh, Rohinghya children face steep barriers to education.

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