New York/IBNS: An independent human rights expert said she has not given up hope for a democratic transition in Myanmar even though the country has yet to address “grave allegations” of international crimes, including possible genocide.
Moscow/Sputnik: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Thursday that conditions were met for emergency measures in Myanmar to protect the Rohingya Muslim minority on the request of the Gambia, obliging Myanmar to ensure that its armed units do not commit or incite genocide.
The Hague/IBNS: The International Court of Justice is expected to announce its decision on a request for emergency measures in a genocide case against Myanmar on Jan 23, officials said on Wednesday.
New York/IBNS: Myanmar will have “no tolerance” for human rights abuses committed in Rakhine state and will prosecute the military, if war crimes have been committed there, Aung San Suu Kyi told the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the UN’s main judicial body, on Wednesday.
New York/IBNS: Making the appeal is the UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, who reports that online hostility against activists has increased since the announcement last month of international legal proceedings over the atrocities.
The Hague/IBNS: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is all set to appear before the UN's International Court of Justice in The Hague in an attempt to defend Myanmar against accusations of genocide.
Islamabad, Sept 1 (IBNS): The Pakistan government on Sunday said it has agreed to give consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by the neighbouring nation on charges of espionage, in accordance with the Vienna Convention.