World  /  Published 15.09.20

China in Uighur 'genocide'

Nearly two dozen activist groups said on Tuesday that crimes against humanity and genocide are taking place against Uighurs in China's remote Xinjiang region, where more than 1 million people are ...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 03.09.20

UK probe into Uighur claims of ‘genocide’

A prominent British human rights lawyer is convening an independent tribunal in London to investigate whether the Chinese government’s alleged rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in the far wes...
By AP in London

World  /  Published 11.12.19

Suu Kyi in genocide denial

A day after Aung San Suu Kyi listened at the world’s highest court in The Hague to testimony of the horrors inflicted upon the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar — veils ripped off girls before their rap...
By Marlise Simons and Hannah Beech/ New York Times News Service in The Hague

World  /  Published 23.01.20

UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the Rohing...
By AP in The Hague

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.19

The long shadow of the Ottoman decline

Turkey’s stand in favour of Pakistan on Jammu and Kashmir and Article 370 attracted much commentary in India. But Turkey has been in the news internationally for other reasons. These predate Kashmir...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.20

Redeeming ruling on Rohingyas

Aung San Suu Kyi is of the view that while war crimes had been perpetrated against the Rohingya, Myanmar’s Muslim minority, the allegations of abuse had been exaggerated by the victims. The Internat...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 23.01.20

Ray of hope for Rohingya

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingya population from genocide, a ruling cheered by refugees as their first major legal victory...
By Reuters and New York Times News Service in The Hague

World  /  Published 20.11.19

Suu Kyi to fight genocide case

Aung San Suu Kyi will appear before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to contest a case filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, her government said on...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 10.12.19

Top UN court hears Rohingya genocide allegations

The UN's highest court on Tuesday began a hearing into allegations of genocide in Myanmar over the military campaign against the Rohingya minority, with leader Aung San Suu Kyi set to defend those who...
By AP in The Hague

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.19

When the State lets people die

Sometime in 1959, when I was still in kindergarten, I recollect that my school was closed for an unscheduled period of time. There was violence in the city. My parents would become very agitated after...
By Anup Sinha in


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