A Call for Justice and Action for Myanmar (September 2017 – September 2018)

A Call for Justice and Action for Myanmar One year after the PPT Judgment on the genocide September 2017 – September 2018 The judgment of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Myanmar: genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity One year ago, on 22 September 2017, the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Myanmar, after hearing persuasive witness and expert testimony at its session held in Kuala Lumpur, found that war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide are being committed in Myanmar. In recognition that its findings have continuing and ever heightened applicability, the University of Malaya Faculty of Law is now publishing

Canada has recognized the Rohingya genocide. Now what should come next?

By Irwin Cotler and Brandon Silver | Published by MACLEANS on September 21, 2018 In the wake of a UN report detailing atrocities against the Rohingya by Myanmar’s authorities, here are the ways Canada can step up in their defence Irwin Cotler is a former minister of justice and attorney general of Canada, professor emeritus of international law at McGill University, and the founding chair of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights. Brandon Silver is the centre’s director of policy and projects. What we solemnly swore would occur “never again,” has happened yet again. And on Wednesday, Canada formally recognized the nature