A new report applying genocide laws to the Rohingya situation in Arakan State has been released by human rights organisation Fortify Rights.
Among the cache of evidence obtained by Al Jazeera are documents that analysts say prove the Burmese government has sought to incite anti-Muslim feeling.
The incumbent Upper House MP for Gangaw Township in Magwe has touted his party’s credentials as being racist and discriminatory against Rohingya Muslims.
Human rights groups ask Burmese government to drop case against Kachin man for filing complaint with Myanmar Human Rights Commission (MNHRC).
“The romantic narrative of sweeping political change in Burma is inconsistent with the situation of ongoing war crimes and widespread impunity.”
The detention of a distinguished Rohingya lawyer and rights activist has been extended by a court in western Burma, prompting renewed calls from rights groups for his immediate amnesty.