Daily Archives: June 24, 2018

ICC gives Myanmar deadline over Rohingya case jurisdiction

ICC gives Myanmar deadline over Rohingya case jurisdiction

ICC gives Myanmar until July 27 to respond to a request on whether it should exercise jurisdiction over alleged crimes. The International Criminal Court (ICC) has given Myanmar just over a month to respond to...
Rohingya Displacement: Myanmar “won’t totally accept” ICC’s demand for observation

Rohingya Displacement: Myanmar “won’t totally accept” ICC’s demand for observation

Myanmar “won’t totally accept” the International Criminal Court's demand for submitting written observations by July 27 on the allegations of deporting over 700,000 Rohingyas to Bangladesh. “The ICC did not send such cases to other...

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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...