The UN and Bangladesh have started formally registering hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have fled a military crackdown in Burma.
A Burmese national security advisor told diplomats in Copenhagen that a proposal to review the 1982 Citizenship Law, that effectively renders the Rohingya stateless, could not be implemented.
The European Union and Canada have announced a new set of sanctions against seven members of the Burmese military, two of whom have been sacked for underperformance.
Europeans diplomat say the EU will impose sanctions on seven of Burma’s security officials.
The ICC has issued Burma a 27 July deadline to respond to a request to exercise jurisdiction over the alleged crimes in Arakan State.
With 1.2 million refugees originating from Burma and tens of thousands more uprooted inside the country, the Southeast Asian nation was the source of the fourth-largest population of displaced people…