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International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) featured in 'The Guardian view on Myanmar: some humans have more rights than others'


Since taking power in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, the former political prisoner’s moral credibility “has been vastly diminished if not demolished by her failure to even acknowledge the brutal persecution of the Rohingya minority in Rakhine state”, according to a Guardian editorial. In 2015, the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) at QMUL’s School of Law concluded that Myanmar was coordinating with ethnic Rakhine ultra-nationalists, racist Buddhist monks and its own security forces in a campaign of genocide. The editorial includes ISCI’s warning that the genocide may be escalating.




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