Bangladesh’s Observations on the ICC’s Territorial Jurisdiction over the Deportation of Rohingyas from Myanmar

Article 12(2) of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Rome Statute) states that the International Criminal Court (ICC) may exercise its jurisdiction if an alleged international crime has been committed on the territory of a State or by a national of a State which is a party to the Rome Statute or has […]

Law and Politics of International Criminal Liability for ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in Rakhine

In recent times, numerous international rights organisations and leaders across the world have been arguing for the referral of the ‘ethnic cleansing’ campaign of the Rohingyas in the Rakhine by the Myanmar military to the International Criminal Court (ICC).  With every passing day, the repatriation of the Rohingyas, and due recognition of their rights and […]

Establishing a UN Interim Administration in Rakhine is imperative for lasting Peace

The Myanmar military’s latest campaign against the Rohingyas began after the attack on multiple police posts in Rakhine on 25th August 2017. The country’s military leadership, with the support of radical Buddhists elements, is perpetrating an ‘ethnic cleansing’ campaign killing, raping, maiming, and setting ablaze one Rohingya village after another. Nearly, 600,000 Rohingya refugees have […]