International News

International News

Rakhine, Myanmar New evidence has emerged that implicates the Myanmar military, known as the Tatmadaw, in committing war crimes and violating human rights laws. A report released on May 29 by Amnesty International details the atrocities and formally accuses the Tatmadaw of a series of crimes including torture, extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and enforced disappearances. ...

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U.N. Urges War Crimes Investigation in Myanmar

U.N. Urges War Crimes Investigation in Myanmar

On August 27th, the United Nations released the report of its fact finding mission Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar. The report said that Myanmar’s top military generals, including Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing, must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide in the north of Rakhine State, as well as...

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Rohingya Crisis Continues

Rohingya Crisis Continues

On May 7, the Pre-Trial Chamber at the International Criminal Court (ICC) invited Bangladesh authorities to submit observations on whether the court should exercise jurisdiction on “circumstances surrounding the presence of members of the Rohingya people from Myanmar on the territory of Bangladesh” and on the possibility of the Court...

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Discrimination in Myanmar Vs Capital Punishment in the US

Article generously provided by Teal Lupis  Myanmar’s (formerly known as Burma) ‘discriminatory’ bills risk ‘setting back’ women’s rights and deepen discrimination, a United Nations Human Rights Monitor has revealed. The Population Control Healthcare Bill is the first of four in a package of bills that seek to ‘protect race and...

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