The gross human rights violations committed by the Myanmar military on the pretext of national security and counter-insurgency operations has forced over 730,000 Rohingyas to flee the country.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to a seven-year jail term for violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act in a trial marked by irregularities
In this episode, we report on the protest in Philippines against the massacre of farmers by Army and war crime incidents in Yemen and Myanmar.
The repeated arbitrary arrests, summary executions, forced labor, ill-treatment and sexual violence committed by the Myanmar army and militias led to the exodus of 700,000 Rohingyas in late August 2017.
The deportation comes despite repeated requests from different rights organizations to the Narendra Modi-led government about honoring the principle of non-refoulement.
Human rights activists complained that the step would further worsen the conditions of the families of the refugees who were still in Bangladesh.
In Europe and the US, the right wing continued to fan the flame of hatred against migrants for electoral gain even as institutions failed to stand up to this propaganda. The victims of all this were the migrants.
The elections in Bangladesh on December 30 are a key moment in the country’s history with critics accusing the Sheikh Hasina government of authoritarian tendencies
The struggle to ensure health for all is synonymous with the struggle for a new society
Earlier in October, the United Nations Independent Fact-Finding Mission looking into the violence against the Rohingya population found patterns of gross human rights violations and serious violations of international humanitarian law by Myanmarese forces.
They were accused of accessing classified documents that revealed the role of the state in the massacre of the Rohingyas
The fact-finding mission found that the crimes include mass killings and rapes with a genocidal intent