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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

“Repatriation” scheduled to begin August 22

(Cox’s Bazar, August 21, 2019)—The governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh should suspend any immediate plans to return Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, said Fortify Rights today. The authorities should ensure Rohingya have basic r...

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Report finds “reasonable grounds” for ICC arrest warrants, identifies 22 military and police officials. [Read full report HERE]

(BANGKOK and COX’S BAZAR, July 19, 2018)—The Myanmar authorities made “extensive and systematic preparations” for attacks against Rohingya civ...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The governments of Thailand and Malaysia should cooperate to provide protection to Rohingya refugees in accordance with international law and standards, Fortify Rights said today. Yesterday, Thai authorities reportedly returned to sea a boat carrying 56 Rohingya-refuge...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Myanmar authorities should investigate and immediately account for the whereabouts and well-being of ethnic-Kachin civilians Hpaugan Yaw and Nhkum Naw San, Fortify Rights said today. The two are feared disappeared after being detained by Myanmar Army soldiers in Mansi...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The United Nations Security Council should refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court to investigate genocide and other atrocity crimes against Rohingya Muslims, Fortify Rights said today. The Security Council will convene today, February 13 at the U.N. Headquar...

Monday, February 12, 2018

The United Nations Security Council should refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court to investigate genocide and other atrocity crimes against Rohingya Muslims, Fortify Rights said today. The Security Council will convene today at the U.N. Headquarters in New Y...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Thammakaset Company Limited should immediately drop criminal defamation charges against 14 migrant workers from Myanmar who alleged serious labor rights violations, and Thai authorities should decriminalize defamation, Fortify Rights said today. The trial is scheduled...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Myanmar and Bangladesh should ensure the repatriation of Rohingya refugees takes place through a voluntary, safe, and dignified process and only when Myanmar authorities have restored the rights of Rohingya, said Fortify Rights today. A new film released today by Forti...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Myanmar authorities should conduct an impartial investigation into a deadly crackdown on ethnic Rakhine protesters by the Myanmar Police Force in Rakhine State last week and hold perpetrators accountable, Fortify Rights said today. Police gunned down and beat unarmed p...

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Government of Myanmar should immediately release and drop charges against two Reuters journalists arbitrarily detained since December 12, Fortify Rights said today. The trial against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo is scheduled to begin on January 23.

“Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe...