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Fakhr H, sadeghi S. International criminal responsibility for killing Muslims in Myanmar. دیدگاه‌های حقوقی. 2021; 26 (93) :47-71
URL: http://jlviews.ujsas.ac.ir/article-1-1120-en.html
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Myanmar located in Southeast Asia has been engaged in ethnic and religious conflicts since 1948 and it’s Muslim minority have been discriminated and oppressed by the majority Buddhists. Events and violence in Rakhine state in 2012 led to mass killings, rape and displacement of hundreds of Muslims in this country. In September 2017 Buddhists killed at least 1000 Muslims such as women and kids that caused grave international responses. This event is among international crimes that have not been trialed in any court and have been legally remained silent. According to recorded facts and international laws, it seems the deliberate destruction of Muslims by Buddhists in Myanmar can be crime of genocide or crimes against humanity and If so, it will be arose competent court and the responsibility of the Government of Myanmar in this regard. This article examines the incident of Myanmar from the perspective of international criminal law. On this basis, examining the legal aspects and descriptions of these events indicates that multiple international crimes occurred in Myanmar and the international community should form an international tribunal for proceeding.to prevent of remaining these crimes unpunished.
 

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Type of Study: Critical & Analisis | Subject: Criminal Law
Received: 2017/11/19 | Revised: 2022/01/31 | Accepted: 2021/05/16 | Published: 2021/09/11 | ePublished: 2021/09/11

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