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  • Atrocities on Rohingyas: Inaction of key world powers delays justice

    Justice remains elusive for Rohingyas even after two years due to a lack of strong support from major world powers, like the US, China, and Russia, said legal and international experts.

  • Myanmar calls it 'meritless'

    Myanmar has categorically rejected the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's request to seek jurisdiction over suspected deportations of Rohingyas from Myanmar to Bangladesh, saying it was meritless.

  • Crimes Against Rohingyas

    Rohingya Displacement: ICC asks for Myanmar's observation

    In a major development, the International Criminal Court yesterday asked Myanmar to submit its written observations by July 27 on the allegations of deporting over 700,000 Rohingyas to Bangladesh.

  • ICC can exercise its jurisdiction for trial

    The International Criminal Court can exercise the territorial jurisdiction to try the perpetrators who forcibly drove out Rohingyas from Myanmar into Bangladesh, a former ICC prosecutor said yesterday.

  • Dhaka should back ICC initiatives

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sought to know Bangladesh's opinion on whether it can exercise its jurisdiction over the deportation of Rohingyas. Taking the significance of the move into consideration, The Daily Star interviewed some experts to know their views on it. Today we are running the interview of M Humayun Kabir, a former foreign secretary of Bangladesh and permanent representative to the UN in New York.

  • Rohingya persecution: Lawyers seek ICC probe

    Lawyers representing 400 Rohingyas are urging the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Myanmar military, arguing that the crime will continue and spread to other ethnic groups without getting justice for what has happened to them.

  • Myanmar's Crime Against Humanity: ICC likely to allow investigation

    The International Criminal Court has sought to know Bangladesh's opinion on whether it can exercise jurisdiction over the deportation of Rohingyas from Myanmar to Bangladesh.

  • OIC to form a body for Rohingya crisis

    Refer Myanmar to ICC now

    Four global human rights bodies have demanded that the UN Security Council immediately refer the situation in Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for holding accountable the perpetrators of widespread and systematic abuses against the Rohingya in Rakhine.

  • In search of justice

    In recent times, numerous international rights organisations and leaders across the world have been arguing for the referral of the “ethnic cleansing” campaign of the Rohingyas in Rakhine State, Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The world at least owes the Rohingyas an acknowledgement of their pain and suffering, as a fact, by holding the culprits and the instigators of the ethnic cleansing

  • Licence to rape

    As women narrate their stories of shame– of how they were raped repeatedly by Myanmar army to the media, the case becomes even more convincing for UN special representative of secretary general to put soldiers on dock at the ICC in Hague, as she promised. Only one problem, and not a small one at that, may throw the spanner in the wheel – that Myanmar is not a signatory to the Rome Statute to the ICC.

  • ICC satisfied with Bangladesh’s war crimes trial

    International Criminal Court President Justice Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi expresses her satisfaction over the proceedings of war crimes trials in Bangladesh.

  • Int'l court in Hague rejects allegations

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has rejected the allegation against the government of “committing mass killing and crimes against humanity”.

  • The tale of long delay in his trial

    The investigation into the war crimes of Jamaat-e-Islami leaders Motiur Rahman Nizami and Abdul Quader Mollah began on the same day in July 2010. Charges were framed against the duo on the same day in May of 2012.

  • Ivory Coast ex-president's trial to begin

    The trial of Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent Gbagbo for crimes against humanity is set to begin at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

  • ICC to probe possible war crimes in Russia-Georgia conflict

    The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she will investigate Russian and Georgian forces over possible war crimes.

  • Palestinians join war crime court

    The Palestinians have formally joined the International Criminal Court (ICC), a key step towards being able to pursue Israelis for alleged war crimes.