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 […]

ICJ’s Judgement On The Rohingya And Its Challenges – Analysis

eurasiareview Observer Research Foundation By Sreeparna Banerjee and Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury A Rohingya youth sleeps on the street in Burma. Photo Source: Queen Mary, University of London.  Political will is extremely crucial since ICJ has no jurisdiction or legal apparatus over individual nations. In a historic judgement, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on […]

Rohingya: The most persecuted minority in the world

Global Village Space Amani Shahan The Rohingya have been named “the most persecuted minority in the world” by the United Nations, following a wave of atrocities unseen since genocides in Rwanda and former Yugoslavia. The author details the plight of Rohingya left unchecked.  The Rohingya have been named “the most persecuted minority in the world” […]

Press Statement on the decision by the ICJ on ‘provisional measures’ in the case brought by The Gambia against Myanmar

Myanmar Takes Note of ICJ Decision. There Was No Genocide in Rakhine The Government of Myanmar takes note of today’s decision by the International Court of Justice on ‘provisional measures’ in the case brought by The Gambia against Myanmar. Myanmar has appeared before the Court in this case to assist the honourable Judges to make […]