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Explained: What the UN's highest court has told Myanmar -- and why it does not amount to much

January 23, 2020 8:40 pm

The ruling of the court is binding on Myanmar, and cannot be appealed. However, no means are available to the court to enforce it.

ICJ orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

January 23, 2020 3:49 pm

The United Nations' highest court was hearing a case brought by the African nation of Gambia on behalf of Muslim nations that accuse Myanmar of holding a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslims in violation of a 1948 convention.

SC to hear in March plea against plan to deport Rohingya

January 11, 2020 3:09 am

The petition came up before a bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde. The bench fixed March 18 as the date of hearing. 

As Suu Kyi looks on, Gambia details mass rapes, killings in Myanmar

December 10, 2019 8:58 pm

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace laureate, looked on impassively as the alleged atrocities were detailed at the beginning of three days of hearings in The Hague instituted by Gambia against Buddhist-majority Myanmar in November.

Two Rohingya arrested in Tripura

July 16, 2019 12:14 pm

The arrested duo would be produced at a local court Tuesday. Rohingya use the Tripura corridor of the India-Bangladesh border to enter India from the neighboring country, BSF officials said.

For Rohingya kids in Delhi, a chance to get lives back on track

July 15, 2019 9:19 am

Having completed a four-month course — which taught them English, Hindi, Burmese and computer skills — conducted by the Rohingya Human Rights Initiative, the children were felicitated at an event held Sunday.

Genocide against Rohingya muslims still on in Myanmar, govt silent: UN investigator

October 25, 2018 1:21 pm

Marzuki Darusman, chair of the U.N. fact-finding mission on Myanmar, said thousands of Rohingya are still fleeing to Bangladesh

SC rejects plea, 7 Rohingya to be handed over to Myanmar in first deportation today

October 04, 2018 1:04 pm

In a first for India, the seven immigrants who were lodged in Assam's jail since 2012, will be handed over to the Myanmar authorities in Moreh border post in Manipur today

Forcing Rohingyas' return violates international law: UN expert

October 03, 2018 7:59 pm

On Wednesday, the seven Rohingyas were taken in a bus from the prison to the border town of Moreh in Manipur state.

Canada declares Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims to be genocide

September 21, 2018 10:26 am

Some 7,00,000 Rohingya crossed into Bangladesh after a brutal counter-insurgency campaign by Myanmar security forces. The UN report alleged widespread rights violations, including rape, murder, torture and the burning of Rohingya homes and villages.


Hard Look: Rohingya refugee camps in New Delhi & Haryana are absolutely unlivable, their lives deprived of basic dignity

June 20, 2018 2:30 pm

The Indian Express visited four Rohingya refugee camps, two in New Delhi and two more in Haryana. Somya Lakhani tells the story of lives that are stripped of basic dignity.