Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar

The Human Rights Council, in resolution 39/2, adopted in September 2018, established “an ongoing independent mechanism to collect, consolidate, preserve and analyse evidence of the most serious international crimes and violations of international law committed in Myanmar since 2011, and to prepare files in order to facilitate and expedite fair and independent criminal proceedings, in accordance with international law standards, in national, regional or international courts or tribunals that have or may in the future have jurisdiction over these crimes, in accordance with international law.”

Human Rights Council reiterates urgent need to ensure accountability in Myanmar

Geneva, 24 March 2021 - The Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, which reiterated the urgent need to ensure that all those responsible for serious international crimes and human rights violations throughout Myanmar are...

IIMM: Recipients of illegal orders should contact us

17 March 2021 The Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar is closely following events since the Tatmadaw’s seizure of power in February 2021 and collecting evidence regarding arbitrary arrests, torture, enforced disappearances and the use of force, including...

Q&A

What is the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar (“Myanmar Mechanism”) doing regarding recent events in Myanmar since the military’s seizure of power? The Myanmar Mechanism is closely following ongoing events, including reports regarding the use of lethal...
Bulletin – Issue 3, March 2021

Bulletin – Issue 3, March 2021

The main purpose of the Bulletin is to create awareness regarding the mandate and work of the Myanmar Mechanism, and to provide an update on its progress on a regular basis. The latest issue of the Bulletin is available in the English and Myanmar languages.

Myanmar Mechanism launches Facebook page

The Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar is pleased to announce the launch of its own page on the Facebook platform to further bolster its public outreach efforts. This can be found on facebook.com/MyanmarMechanism. The aim of the Myanmar Mechanism’s...