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...
Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar

Human Rights Council resolution 39/2 “decides to establish 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”

Past

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

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...

Statement to the Human Rights Council by Mr. Nicholas Koumjian, Head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar, on the 45th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council

Statement to the Human Rights Council by Mr. Nicholas Koumjian, Head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar, on the 45th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council

14 September 2020 Madam President, Excellencies, It is an honour to present to the Council the second annual report of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar. In the first full year of existence, the Mechanism has made significant progress in several...

RFA Burmese interview with Nicholas Koumjian (part 2)

Nicholas Koumjian, Head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar, responds to questions related to the lack of access to crime scenes in Myanmar, the methodology of the Independent Commission of Enquiry on Myanmar’s report, and the importance of accountability for crimes committed against ethnic groups in Myanmar despite the complex and slow process.

Our motto

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Latest declaration

by SG