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.”

Statement to the Human Rights Council by Mr. Nicholas Koumjian, Head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar, on the 48th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council

13 September 2021 Madam President, Excellencies, It is an honour to present the third annual report of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar. In accordance with its mandate from this Council, the Mechanism continues to collect, consolidate, preserve and...

“Impunity ferments a cycle of violence” – Statement by Mr. Nicholas Koumjian, Head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar, at the Free Rohingya Coalition (FRC) Event

25 August 2021 I want to thank you, Dr. Zarni, for this invitation. And I thank the organisers of this event for inviting me to speak on behalf of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar, but most of all, for organising this event, which is so important,...

Bulletin – Issue 4, July 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...