The inquiry comes as around a million Rohingya in vast camps in Bangladesh face increasing hostility two years after fleeing a military offensive in Myanmar.
The filing of a case by Gambia at the United Nations’ highest court accusing Myanmar of genocide in its campaign against its Rohingya Muslim minority is a step in the right direction
The ICC is now the second international court to look into alleged atrocities against the Rohingya, after Gambia on Monday filed a claim with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Myanmar for carrying out a genocide against the Muslim minority.
For someone who had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and adored as a pro-democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi’s fall from grace turned complete on Wednesday
What a world do we live in? Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi who was put under house arrest for over a decade by the Myanmar government because of her campaign
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordering Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingya population from genocide is a landmark verdict and certainly
Mostly Muslim Gambia launched a lawsuit in November at the United Nations' highest body for disputes between states, accusing Myanmar of genocide against Rohingya in violation of a 1948 convention.
Maung Kyaw Zan, a national member of parliament for Buthidaung township in northern Rakhine state, said shells fired from a nearby battalion hit Kin Taung village in the middle of the night. Government troops have been battling ethnic rebels in the state for more than a year.
Human rights groups have long campaigned for the nearly half a million effectively stateless Rohingya children in Bangladesh’s refugee camps to be allowed access to quality education, warning of the costs of a "lost generation."