Daily Archives: January 26, 2020

Myanmar Military Faces Added International Scrutiny

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND – Increasing conflict between Myanmar’s ethnic armed groups and government forces during the last year has increased civilian casualties amid mounting allegations of war crimes.With the U.N.’s International Court of Justice order t…

UNHCR Welcomes Human Rights Committee’s Ruling on Climate Refugee

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency welcomes a ruling by the U.N. Human Rights Committee this past week that people fleeing climate-related and natural disasters have a valid claim for international protection.The case in question concerns Ioane Teitiota,…