Tag: Myanmar

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  • A Historic Day

    A Historic Day

    Declaring that there was prima facie evidence of breaches of the convention, the court warned that the estimated 600,000 Rohingyas remaining in Myanmar were “extremely vulnerable” to attacks by the military.

    January 25, 2020
  • Myanmar denies genocide in Rakhine state

    Myanmar denies genocide in Rakhine state

    The ICJ issued the provisional measures on Thursday after public oral hearings were done by both sides last month.

    January 24, 2020
  • Myanmar Prez promises probe into Rakhine war crimes

    Myanmar Prez promises probe into Rakhine war crimes

    The Commission on Monday handed President Win Myint its findings, which said the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority had faced war crimes and serious human rights violations in 2017 but ruled out any "genocidal intent".

    January 21, 2020
  • Mr Xi in Myanmar

    Mr Xi in Myanmar

    There are two critical facets to the visit, specifically the billion-dollar charm offensive through the multi-billion-dollar infrastructure deals that are said to be on the anvil to spruce up the economy of a beleaguered nation.

    January 19, 2020
  • Myanmar, China sign dozens of agreements

    Myanmar, China sign dozens of agreements

    Suu Kyi and Xi also signed a memorandum of understanding for the building of a deep seaport in Rakhine, as well as bolstering cooperation in the security and agri-food sectors.

    January 18, 2020
  • Xi Jinping to drive home belt and road plan during 2-day Myanmar visit

    Xi Jinping to drive home belt and road plan during 2-day Myanmar visit

    The Chinese president's visit will seek to cement Beijing's position as Myanmar's largest investor and strategic partner.

    January 15, 2020
  • Ruptured melting pot

    Ruptured melting pot

    This Citizenship Amendment Act is a signal of rejection of the idea of India as a melting pot. This pot is now ruptured. Disaster is lurking. We must now act together to hold up the pot. India became sovereign in 1950. Its first Citizenship Act was passed in 1955. Several amendments were incorporated in later years. But this year's amendment has almost unsettled the whole of India.

    December 30, 2019
  • Baluchis, Ahmediyas of Pakistan; Rohingyas of Myanmar can always apply for Indian citizenship: Home Ministry

    Baluchis, Ahmediyas of Pakistan; Rohingyas of Myanmar can always apply for Indian citizenship: Home Ministry

    The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has not stopped any foreigners of any country from applying for Indian Citizenship under The Citizenship Act, 1955, the sources said.

    December 18, 2019
  • Suu Kyi rejects Rohingya genocide charge in UN court

    Suu Kyi rejects Rohingya genocide charge in UN court

    Myanmar has always insisted it was tackling an extremist threat in Rakhine state, and Suu Kyi maintained that stance, calling the violence an "internal armed conflict triggered by attacks on police posts".

    December 11, 2019
  • Myanmar in Court

    Myanmar in Court

    Gambia’s legal team will ask the ICJ judges for “provisional measures” to protect the Rohingyas before the case is heard in full.

    December 11, 2019
  • Rohingya Muslims will never be accepted as Indian citizens: Amit Shah clarifies in LS

    Rohingya Muslims will never be accepted as Indian citizens: Amit Shah clarifies in LS

    The Home Minister further assured that the Centre will never touch Article 371.

    December 10, 2019
  • Rohingya case matter of ‘high national interest’: Myanmar

    Rohingya case matter of ‘high national interest’: Myanmar

    Earlier on Thursday, the government had announced that Aung San Suu Kyi will lead the Myanmar legal team to Hague, Netherlands to defend the country's national interest at the ICJ concerning Rakhine issue.

    November 24, 2019
  • Suu Kyi at ICJ

    Suu Kyi at ICJ

    Nay more, the beleaguered country bears witness to the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War.

    November 23, 2019
  • Myanmar in Court

    Myanmar in Court

    The pre-trial chamber did not assess whether other associated war crimes may have been committed, but said they could nonetheless form part of the prosecutor’s future investigation.

    November 16, 2019
  • Asean and Rohingyas

    Asean and Rohingyas

    Leaders of the Association of South-east Asian Nations meet annually to work out common positions on pressing issues, but also maintain a policy of non-interference in each other’s affairs.

    November 5, 2019
  • ASEAN summit kicks-off in Bangkok

    ASEAN summit kicks-off in Bangkok

    Leaders are hoping for a breakthrough in RCEP talks at this weekend's meeting of the ASEAN after seven years of negotiations over the deal, which would comprise 30 per cent of global commerce and half the world's population if signed.

    November 2, 2019
  • Risk of Genocide

    Risk of Genocide

    Crucially, the military has been accused of war crimes.

    September 18, 2019