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The economic dimension of the Rohingya crisis, an additional underlying cause of the reported international law violations

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Written by Laureen Bokanda-Masson Following the attack of border-control posts carried out by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) on 25 August 2017, the Burmese military has responded by conducting repression operations leading to a new major wave of migration in an attempt by the Rohingya to flee inter-community violence. Though the tensions are largely… Read more »

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Dan Plesch: Long-hidden World War II files offer another way to prosecute war crimes

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Dan Plesch, Director of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS, University of London, has written an article for the news website “The Conversation”. Plesch’s article explains how documents from the Second World War reveal an alternative way to prosecute war crimes. To read the article, click below: https://theconversation.com/long-hidden-world-war-ii-files-offer-another-way-to-prosecute-war-crimes-83619   Image source: www.unwcc.org  … Read more »

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Further Support for African Union Mission in Somalia Urged by Senior UN Envoy

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By Mohammed Subhan Hussain Earlier this month, a senior United Nations official encouraged increased support for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), cautioning that insufficient funding could jeopardize the progress made to date. Haile Menkerios, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to the African Union (AU) stated that: “It would be tragic, not least… Read more »