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The Problem with the Myanmar Army’s Admissions of Guilt
September 17, 2020

The Problem with the Myanmar Army’s Admissions of Guilt

By Maggi Quadrini
Admissions of guilt for atrocities are usually the prelude to closed-door trials lacking any real degree of transparency or accountability.

Aceh Offers Sanctuary to Rohingya After Grueling Sea Voyage
September 10, 2020

Aceh Offers Sanctuary to Rohingya After Grueling Sea Voyage

By Sebastian Strangio
The gesture of humanity casts into stark relief the challenges facing a resolution to the humanitarian emergency in Rakhine State.
Myanmar Soldiers Confess to Rakhine Atrocities
September 09, 2020

Myanmar Soldiers Confess to Rakhine Atrocities

By Sebastian Strangio
The graphic videotaped admissions mark a step towards international accountability – but there is a long way to go.

China’s Top Diplomat Checks in on Myanmar Projects
September 03, 2020

China’s Top Diplomat Checks in on Myanmar Projects

By Sebastian Strangio
Yang Jiechi's visit is a sign of the complications China faces in advancing its strategic interests in Myanmar.

Malaysia’s Unwelcoming Shore for Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution
July 28, 2020

Malaysia’s Unwelcoming Shore for Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution

By Gayle Manchin and James W. Carr
Malaysia has long guaranteed the safety of thousands of refugees, despite remaining outside international conventions, but that’s changing at a worrying pace.

Pandemic Adds New Threat for Rohingyas in Myanmar
May 28, 2020

Pandemic Adds New Threat for Rohingyas in Myanmar

By Param-Preet Singh and Nadia Hardman
Burmese authorities are using COVID-19 response measures as a pretext to harass and extort Rohingyas.

Rights Group: Satellite Images Show Myanmar Village Burning
May 27, 2020

Rights Group: Satellite Images Show Myanmar Village Burning

By Associated Press
The image was taken on May 16 and suggests at least 200 buildings were burned.
Malaysia Detains Boatload of Presumed Rohingya Refugees Amid COVID-19 Fears
April 06, 2020

Malaysia Detains Boatload of Presumed Rohingya Refugees Amid COVID-19 Fears

By Associated Press
Authorities said Sunday they arrested a boatload of 202 people believed to be minority Muslim Rohingya refugees after their boat was found adrift near the northern resort island of Langkawi.

Rohingya Refugees Brace for Potential Coronavirus Outbreak
April 03, 2020

Rohingya Refugees Brace for Potential Coronavirus Outbreak

By Associated Press
Containing the disease in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh could be a daunting task.

A Rohingya Coronavirus Catastrophe Looms if Their Internet Blackout Continues
March 27, 2020

A Rohingya Coronavirus Catastrophe Looms if Their Internet Blackout Continues

By Sirazul Islam
Leaving the group cut off from the outside world leaves them especially vulnerable to COVID-19.

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.

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