1943 The British Military Administration of North Arakan

Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition

Like so many of South Asia’s flashpoints, the Rohingya crisis has roots in the bloody Partition of 1947. By Jayita Sarkar A Rohingya boy holds his sibling as they sit on the side of a dirt road in the Balukhali refugee camp 50 kilometers (32 miles) from, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (Jan. 15, 2018) Credit: AP […]

Mr. Jinnah and the Rohingya

by ARAKAN TIME on April 19, 2020 in Articles Daily Times The Rohingya cause is lost, lamented Dr. Wakar Uddin’s father on learning of Mr. Jinnah’s death in 1948. Along with a Rohingya delegation, he had met Mr. Jinnah, the Quaid-i-Azam, twice in Dacca before independence. They had come to discuss the Rohingya areas joining […]

OPINION – Aung San Suu Kyi drives final nail in Myanmar’s moral coffin

by ARAKAN TIME on April 19, 2020 in Articles Once seen as saintly human rights advocate as daughter of Burma’s revered founder, Aung San Suu Kyi now defends genocide Maung Zarni   |10.12.2019 LONDON Wearing a shawl that resembles the flag of the Netherlands, Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at Schiphol International Airport in Amsterdam, […]

The Truth About Myanmar’s Genocide Case Defense Lawyer

THE I DIPLOMAT By Andrew Nachemson March 10, 2020 The focus on William Schabas’ history and personal views detracts from the more substantive issues at play in allegations of genocide in Myanmar. When one of Myanmar’s defense lawyers arrived at Yangon University to give a lecture this weekend, he was greeted by half a dozen […]

The Gambia Charges Genocide at the World Court: Pursuing and Achieving Justice for the Rohingya

Middle East Institute February 18, 2020 Djaouida Siaci  This essay is part of a series that explores the human costs and policy challenges associated with forced displacement crises in the Middle East and Asia. The essays explore the myths or misconceptions that have pervaded discussions about these crises, as well as the constraints or capacity […]

Bangladesh should file intervention under Article 62 of ICJ Statute

dailyobserver Iffat Sariya Rahman Bangladesh should file intervention under Article 62 of ICJ Statute The meeting on 4 February 2020 at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) was interesting for the people who are following what is happening with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the Rohingya. The Council effectively failed to reach an […]