States’ Due Diligence Obligations in the Practice of International Courts and Tribunals

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 1: International Legal Principles for Engaging with Risk—Due Diligence and Prevention, by Dr Vladyslav Lanovoy, Associate Legal Officer, International Court of Justice, Lecturer at Lille Catholic University and Teaching Fellow at Queen Mary University of London. The Cambridge International … Read more States’ Due Diligence Obligations in the Practice of International Courts and Tribunals

Is a coronavirus catastrophe looming for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Frequent handwashing and physical distancing are the pillars of efforts around the world to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in southern Bangladesh who are now directly threatened by COVID-19, effectively practicing that advice is nigh on impossible, especially after Cyclone Amphan left the camps in Cox’s Bazar … Read more Is a coronavirus catastrophe looming for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Myanmar: On Trial | 101 East

Myanmar’s government is on trial in the International Court of Justice, accused of orchestrating a campaign of destruction against the Rohingya people. 101 East has now obtained secretly filmed footage of killings that took place during a brutal army crackdown that led to hundreds of thousands of people fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh. At a secret … Read more Myanmar: On Trial | 101 East

Roinghya and other topics – Daily Briefing (3 March 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Gabon/Equatorial Guinea – Covid-19/Csw – Syria – Iraq – Rohingya – Libya – Somalia – Wildlife – Noon Guest Tomorrow – Honour Roll GABON/EQUATORIAL GUINEA The Secretary-General took part in a ceremony to mark the Special Agreement on the border dispute between the Gabonese … Read more Roinghya and other topics – Daily Briefing (3 March 2020)

Special Agreement on the border dispute between Gabon and Equatorial Guinea

The ceremony marked the successful conclusion of a United Nations mediation process, which aimed at facilitating a peaceful solution to the longstanding border dispute between the Gabonese Republic and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea. ——— The UN Secretary-General António Guterres today (3 Mar) welcomed “the successful conclusion of a mediation process at the United Nations, … Read more Special Agreement on the border dispute between Gabon and Equatorial Guinea

HLS Human Rights Program | The International Court of Justice Case on Genocide in Myanmar

On February 25, 2020, the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School hosted an expert panel to discuss the International Court of Justice case on genocide in Myanmar. In November 2019, The Gambia filed a case with the ICJ alleging that Myanmar military had violated the Genocide Convention for years in its treatment of the … Read more HLS Human Rights Program | The International Court of Justice Case on Genocide in Myanmar

Denying genocide in Myanmar: ‘Rumours and hearsay’ | UpFront (Headliner)

In January the International Court of Justice ordered Myanmar to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. Myanmar’s government rejected the ruling, saying it was based on a “distorted picture of the situation”. According to the UN, at least 10,000 people have been killed and more than 700,000 have fled Rakhine state since … Read more Denying genocide in Myanmar: ‘Rumours and hearsay’ | UpFront (Headliner)

Struggle continues for ethnic minority in Myanmar

The Rohingya people are welcoming a unanimous ruling from the UN’s highest court. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Myanmar to take emergency measures to prevent acts of genocide against the Muslim minority. But there is another community in Myanmar that has also suffered decades of violence – the Karen ethnic minority. Most … Read more Struggle continues for ethnic minority in Myanmar

UN court: Myanmar must prevent genocide of Rohingya

Myanmar’s Muslim-minority Rohingya people are welcoming a unanimous ruling from the UN’s highest court. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Myanmar to take emergency measures to prevent acts of genocide against them. For around three-quarters of a million Rohingya who fled to safety in Bangladesh, it is an encouraging development. They have been … Read more UN court: Myanmar must prevent genocide of Rohingya

Myanmar ordered to protect Rohingya Muslims

The United Nations’ court, based in The Hague in the Netherlands, ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect Rohingyas from persecution and atrocities. Rohingya Muslims remain “at serious risk of genocide” in Myanmar, the International Court of Justice has ruled. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews … Read more Myanmar ordered to protect Rohingya Muslims

Will ICJ ruling help the Rohingya? I Inside Story

The International Court of Justice, the world’s highest court, has ordered Myanmar’s government to prevent it’s military from committing acts of genocide against the Rohingya. The ICJ has also warned that the Rohingya Muslim minority remain at serious risk of genocide and ordered the country to abide by the genocide convention, and take all measures … Read more Will ICJ ruling help the Rohingya? I Inside Story

ICJ orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya

The Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ)has ordered Myanmar to take emergency measures to prevent genocide of the Rohingya. In a unanimously-ruled order issued by a panel of 17 judges, and read by presiding Judge Abdulaqawi Ahmed Yusuf, the court upheld the provisions of the 1948 Genocide Convention – saying Myanmar had “caused irreparable damage … Read more ICJ orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya

Myanmar ordered to end abuses against Rohingya

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Myanmar’s government to take emergency measures, to prevent soldiers from committing acts of genocide against Rohingya still living there. They have also ordered the government to protect all evidence for a potential genocide trial. Around three-quarters of a million Rohingya fled to neighbouring Bangladesh during the military … Read more Myanmar ordered to end abuses against Rohingya

International Court of Justice orders Myanmar to prevent genocide against Rohingya

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Muslim Rohingya population from persecution and atrocities, and preserve evidence of alleged crimes against them. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more International Court of Justice orders Myanmar to prevent genocide against Rohingya

ICJ orders Myanmar to take steps to protect Rohingya

The Rohingya Muslim minority “remain at serious risk of genocide” said the United Nations’ top court on Thursday, as it ordered “provisional measures” against Myanmar. Myanmar had not proposed any measures aimed at ensuring the Rohingya’s right to exist, and conditions necessary for emergency measures to be taken in the country have been met, ruled … Read more ICJ orders Myanmar to take steps to protect Rohingya