Asia

  • ICTJ Presents Burma Soldier

    6/1/2011

    ICTJ is pleased to present Burma Soldier, a harrowing documentary telling the story of Myo Myint, a soldier for the Burmese army turned pro-democracy activist. Myo Myint’s extraordinary story brings him from the front lines of a little talked about war, to fighting for democracy alongside Aung San Suu Kyi, to solitary confinement in Burma’s toughest prisons.

    Download | Duration: 7mins | File size: 4MB

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  • Allegations of Crimes Against Humanity in Sri Lanka Demand Full Investigation

    4/29/2011

    The allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the final phases of the conflict in Sri Lanka, made in the Report of the Secretary-General’s Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka released on April 25, must be thoroughly investigated. This is the first comprehensive UN report examining the events in the Vanni region between January and May of 2009 and it alleges that “tens of thousands of civilians” were killed. The Government of Sri Lanka, but also the relevant international bodies, cannot claim credibility if these findings are ignored.

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