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On the fourth anniversary of the Burmese military’s genocidal attacks on the Rohingya population we urge the world not to forget the victims and survivors.
This report examines how Burma can uphold its obligations to prevent genocide as called for by the International Court of Justice. It looks at rights to citizenship and participation in public affairs.
The elections themselves are unlikely to trigger mass atrocities, but they may solidify marginalization of the Rohingya, keeping them at risk of mass atrocities, including genocide.
This is the first in a series of reports that explore whether Myanmar (Burma) is complying with its obligation to prevent genocide under the Genocide Convention.
The International Court of Justice will examine whether Burma has committed genocide, and whether it has failed in its duty to prevent and punish the crime. This Q and A explores questions around the Court's hearings this week to explore potential provisional measures.