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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.

Myanmar’s Aggressive Nationalism in the Air Ahead of 2020 Elections
February 21, 2020

Myanmar’s Aggressive Nationalism in the Air Ahead of 2020 Elections

By Andrew Nachemson
Recent events have highlighted the more aggressive side of the country’s nationalist tendencies as it prepares to head to the polls later this year.

Rohingya Boat Capsizes in Deadly Bay of Bengal Incident
February 12, 2020

Rohingya Boat Capsizes in Deadly Bay of Bengal Incident

By Associated Press
An overcrowded boat carrying about 138 Rohingya refugees from Bangladeshi camps sank Tuesday in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladeshi officials said.
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.

Bangladesh Announces New Myanmar Curriculum Program for Rohingya Refugee Children
January 30, 2020

Bangladesh Announces New Myanmar Curriculum Program for Rohingya Refugee Children

By Associated Press
Under a new partnership program with the United Nations, the children will receive a formal education using a Myanmar curriculum from grade 6 to 9.

UN Court Orders Myanmar to Prevent Rohingya Genocide
January 24, 2020

UN Court Orders Myanmar to Prevent Rohingya Genocide

By Associated Press
The court delivered a sweeping legal victory for the persecuted Muslim minority.

UN Rohingya Genocide Case Court Ruling Set for Next Week
January 17, 2020

UN Rohingya Genocide Case Court Ruling Set for Next Week

By Associated Press
The court is set to hand down its final, legally binding decision in days.
Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis: International Court Judges Authorize Investigation
November 15, 2019

Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis: International Court Judges Authorize Investigation

By Associated Press
Legal developments on the Rohingya crisis were in the international spotlight again this week.

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