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.
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The report finds crimes against humanity, ethnic cleansing, and mounting evidence of genocide against the Rohingya minority in Burma.
Simon-Skjodt Center staff briefs the House Foreign Affairs Asia and Pacific subcommittee about crimes perpetrated against the Rohingya, resulting in the flight of more than 400,000 from Burma in the last month.
Escalated attacks against Rohingya civilians in Burma present a new urgency for protecting civilians and dismantling systems of violence against minorities.
Andrea Gittleman, Program Manager for the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, testifies before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on the human rights and humanitarian situation of the Rohingya people in Rakhine State in Burma, and along the Bangladesh border.