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Author: David J. Simon

that has passed since the genocide in Rwanda, genocide and mass atrocity have continued. The genocidal persecution of the Rohingya in Burma/Myanmar 1 stands as a recent example, and one of the best to illustrate both the changes in the global atrocity prevention regime and, ultimately, the

In: Journal of International Peacekeeping
Author: Md Jobair Alam

of the country. 3 However, very recently, albeit belatedly, two major events have engaged the attention of global media, (a) the ethnic clashes between the Rohingya Muslims and the Buddhist community in the Rakhine province of Myanmar in June and October 2012; 4 and (b) the plight of the

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Author: Bina D’Costa

research support to the Rohingya emergency response in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The humanitarian emergency with which the global community was dealing involved a mass-scale displacement of the Rohingya from Myanmar across the border to Bangladesh. Now recognised as one of the most persecuted minorities of

In: Global Responsibility to Protect
Author: Bina D’Costa

Introduction While my co-editor, Luke Glanville, and I were in the midst of organising this special issue publication, I was called to provide research support to the Rohingya emergency response in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The humanitarian emergency with which the global community was dealing

In: Children and the Responsibility to Protect
Author: Simon Adams

Council can still use its veto power to insulate a state that is perpetrating atrocities from scrutiny or sanction. Similarly, in late 2017 the Rohingya minority in Myanmar (Burma) faced months of sustained atrocities perpetrated by the security forces without the Security Council doing anything to halt

In: Global Responsibility to Protect

∵ Introduction The Rohingya, a Muslim minority group residing in Rakhine State in western Myanmar, are among the most desperate people in the world. In the last several decades, they have been systematically marginalised, oppressed, and persecuted by both the state apparatus and an intolerant Buddhist majority

In: Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law

. Among the various ethnic groups, the living conditions of the Rohingya Muslims are the worst. Myanmar does not even recognize the Rohingya as a distinct ethnic group. Around 5 per cent of the total Burmese population adheres to Islam. 12 The Rohingyas are the largest Muslim group in Myanmar, and

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

1 Introduction Myanmar’s recent reforms have opened an uncertain chapter in the history of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority group representing one of the world’s most protracted cases of statelessness. Perceived by some as illegal Bengali migrants, for decades the Rohingya have suffered

In: Tilburg Law Review

1 Introduction The widespread threat and use of sexual violence was integral to their strategy, humiliating, terrorizing and collectively punishing the Rohingya community and serving as a calculated tool to force them to flee their homelands and prevent their return. 1 United Nations

In: Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law