October 24, 2021 11:00 (IST)
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Myanmar: Departing UN rights expert still hopeful for democratic transition

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.

International Court rules on emergency measures in Myanmar to protect Rohingya minority

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.

ICJ ruling on urgent measures in Rohingya case to be announced Jan 23: Gambia

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.

Aung San Suu Kyi defends Myanmar from accusations of genocide, at top UN court

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.

Aung San Suu Kyi appears at ICJ as UN rights expert urges greater protection for Myanmar activists

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.

Rohingya issue: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to defend genocide charge at ICJ

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.

Will grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav tomorrow: Pakistan Foreign Office

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.