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Tribunal finds Myanmar guilty of genocide

Written by Mark Tilly | Published by Khmer Times on September 29, 2017 The Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) on Myanmar last week found the Myanmar government guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The tribunal’s seven judges, comprising legal and human rights experts,

17 RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PEOPLES’ TRIBUNAL ON MYANMAR

Recommendations of the Peoples’ Tribunal on Myanmar For more information, see the preliminary version of the PPT’s Judgment. Measures for the government and people of Myanmar Urgent measures to minimise further harms 1. A ceasefire package and de-militarisation should be negotiated by government and ASEAN

PRELIMINARY JUDGMENT AND DISPOSITIONS

To read the 32-page Preliminary Judgment in full, see here. Note that this is a preliminary version of the Judgment, edited on 27 September 2017 following its summary announcement in Kuala Lumpur on 22 September. The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal’s dispositions on the crimes are as

VIDEO OF JUDGMENT’S ANNOUNCEMENT (22.SEPT.2017)

Watch the summary announcement of the Judgment of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Myanmar, subsequent press conference, a final statement from the chair of the Bangladesh National Human Rights Commission, and closing statements from the chair of the Malaysian Organizing Committee, Dr. Chandra Muzaffar. Watch

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Press Clips on PTOM from 19-25 September 2017

English Language (from most recent) “Myanmar Guilty of Genocide” (Red Flag, 25.Sept.2017) “Suu Kyi can’t ignore the People’s Tribunal” (Prothom-Alo, 24.Sept.2017) “Culpability through denial and inaction” (The Daily Star, 24.Sept.2017) “International Permanent People’s Tribunal Rules Rohingya Crisis as ‘Genocide’” (New Matilda, 24.Sept.2017) “Tribunal: Myanmar govt

FOLLOW DAY 2 LIVESTREAM HERE

Follow the Day 2 Livestream from the courtroom at the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Myanmar! (Note: the first and final sessions today were held in camera in order to protect the confidentiality and safety of the witnesses). Day 2 Livestream (Afternoon) Day 2 Livestream (Morning)