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Yanghee Lee: ICJ should recognise NUG, move swiftly to achieve justice for Rohingya

February 22, 2022

Yanghee Lee quoted by the Guardian Myanmar junta takes place of Aung San Suu Kyi at Rohingya hearing Military, which seized power in February 2021, seeks to throw out UN case alleg... Read more

Chris Sidoti: It is outrageous for Junta to represent Myanmar at ICJ

February 22, 2022

Chris Sidoti quoted by the Associated Press Myanmar seeks to have Rohingya case thrown out of UN court 22 February 2022 By Mike Corder Lawyers for Myanmar’s military rulers on Monday sou... Read more

SAC-M: Junta representation of Myanmar at ICJ inconsistent with other UN Bodies

February 22, 2022

SAC-M’s 21 February statement quoted by the Diplomat   Myanmar Genocide Hearings Open, Overshadowed by Question of Recognition The International Court of Justice has drawn critici... Read more

Chris Sidoti speaks to Channel News Asia

February 21, 2022

Chris Sidot speaks to Channel News Asia about Myanmar’s case at the International Criminal Court and why the Court must allow the NUG, not the military junta, to represent Myanmar. ... Read more

Chris Sidoti: Junta is unable to govern, should not represent Myanmar at ICJ

February 18, 2022

Chris Sidoti quoted by Reuters Myanmar junta, ousted government fight for recognition at top U.N. court 18 February 2022 By Anthony Deutsch and Poppy Mcpherson Myanmar’s military junt... Read more

Marzuki Darusman: All not lost for ASEAN in Myanmar

February 15, 2022

Marzuki Darusman writes in the Bangkok Post that ASEAN faces a perfect storm as it tries to navigate and deal with an increasingly deluded and duplicitous Min Aung Hlaing. ASEAN must seize t... Read more

Yanghee Lee: Australia, International Community must ratchet up response to junta-made crisis

February 1, 2022

Yanghee Lee quoted by SBS Australia Australian government faces renewed calls to sanction Myanmar’s military on coup anniversary A former UN Special Rapporteur on human rights has urged th... Read more

Yanghee Lee: Desperate junta taking drastic measures to finish failed coup

February 1, 2022

Yanghee Lee quoted by CNN Myanmar’s coup leaders tried to crush resistance. But one year on, it’s stronger than ever 1 February, 2022 By Helen Regan After one year of military r... Read more

Yanghee Lee: Min Aung Hlaing’s coup has failed because the Myanmar people resisted

February 1, 2022

Yanghee Lee quoted by the New York Times A Year After Coup, Myanmar Is Mired in Conflict and Chaos Daily protests, once loud and colorful, have been replaced by an eerie quiet. To mark t... Read more