Welcome to DVB’s reporting of the latest session of The Gambia v Myanmar at the International Court of Justice. We will regularly update his page with developments from The Hague between Feb. 21 – 28. Key dates: The court will be in session between these times (in CET): Monday 21 February 2022: 1.30 p.m.-4.30 p.m. …
Burma’s perennially contentious relationship with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation moved no closer toward amicability this week as the two sides traded barbs over the situation in Rakhine State, where a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims tied to allegations of ethnic cleansing has heaped global censure on the government.
Minister says Bangladesh is paying the entire US$280 million to build homes and fortify the muddy island in the Bay of Bengal from cyclones, and that it was mulling a formal request for international funds.
Burma’s admission that soldiers were involved in the murder of 10 Muslims in September was an important step and the United States hoped it would be followed by more transparency and accountability, the US ambassador said on Thursday.
A United Nations General Assembly committee on Thursday called on Burma to end military operations that have “led to the systematic violation and abuse of human rights” of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State.
The European Union and the United States are considering targeted sanctions against Burmese military leaders over an offensive that has driven more than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims out of the country, officials familiar with the discussions say.