Human rights in Myanmar

Gambia's Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou speaks on the first day of hearings in a case against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands.

Gambian minister brought Myanmar to The Hague ‘in the name of humanity’


The small West African country has its own long history of human rights abuses. The Gambia’s Justice Minister says those experiences — along with memories of the world’s silence on the Rwandan genocide — inspired The Gambia to bring a case against Myanmar to the International Court of Justice.

Rohingya refugees stand in a makeshift refugee camp made mostly of tents.

A new report on the Rohingya crisis reveals systemic problems within the UN

Conflict & Justice
Aung San Suu Kyi  on a stage dressed in white

In symbolic move, Canada votes to strip Suu Kyi of citizenship