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Why the Gambia’s plea for the Rohingya matters for international justice

In early December, the International Court of Justice heard arguments filed by the Gambia against Myanmar for violations of the Genocide Convention. This included...

Aung San Suu Kyi at the ICJ: when the personal is political

Myanmar’s leader personally faces allegations while avoiding the task of changing the country’s trajectory

Freed Myanmar journos a symbol of Suu Kyi’s tarnished image

Suu Kyi was once the darling of the foreign media, but her silence over the persecuted Rohingya minority has drawn widespread condemnation

Top Myanmar court rejects appeal of Reuters journalists

Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been behind bars since their arrest in December 2017 under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act

Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal seven-year sentence

Their conviction in September sparked widespread global condemnation

Messages of support for Myanmar Reuters reporters as they mark year in jail

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in Yangon on December 12 and handed seven-year jail sentences under a state secrets law

Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour

The London-based global human rights organisation said it was revoking the Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Suu Kyi in 2009

Jailed Myanmar Reuters reporters file appeal

Lawyers for two Myanmar Reuters journalists have filed an appeal against their seven-year jail sentence

Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail Reuters reporters

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were each imprisoned for seven years last week for breaching the country's hardline Official Secrets Act

Myanmar rejects UN probe findings of Rohingya ‘genocide’

On Monday, a UN probe detailed evidence of genocide and crimes against humanity 'perpetrated on a massive scale' towards the Rohingya.

Myanmar court postpones verdict for Reuters journalists

Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, have been detained in Myanmar's infamous Insein prison since December in the case which has ignited a global outcry

Myanmar social media anger after Pope uses ‘Rohingya’ word

The Pope expressed that he had taken up the Rohingya cause in private in Myanmar, but a few days before, he chose not to publicly air their plight.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi makes first visit to crisis-hit northern Rakhine

In an unannounced trip, she made her first visit an area that has seen most of its Rohingya Muslim population forced out by an army campaign.

Myanmar leader has cancelled trip to UN General Assembly

Aung San Suu Kyi's deputy will attend the UN general assembly to respond to questions on the Rohingya Muslims.

UN warns of ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Myanmar’s Muslims

The Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority, have faced decades of persecution in Myanmar where they are regarded as illegal immigrants.

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