International standards & introductory material on genocide: click here

Articles & reports from a wide range of sources are below.

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

12 November 2018

Commentary: Geospatial technology can improve human rights documentation

Author: Theresa Harris, OpenGlobalRights

Human rights practitioners have become increasingly savvy about the ways geospatial technologies can help document violations in conflict zones that are difficult to reach, show chronological changes in landscapes, and corroborate witness testimony......

Read more

15 October 2018

Myanmar military were prime operatives behind systemic, highly secretive Facebook campaign that targeted the Rohingya and fueled genocide, report alleges

Author: Paul Mozur, New York Times

"Myanmar’s Military Said to Be Behind Facebook Campaign That Fueled Genocide"...

Read more

9 October 2018

EU to launch withdrawal process of trade preferences in Cambodia over rights concerns & warns Myanmar of potential similar action

The EU is launching the process to end Cambodia's duty-free access to the European Market for exports, and is considering suspending similar trading privileges in Myanmar for human rights abuses in Rakhine state. 

See full story

5 October 2018

EU launches withdrawal process of Cambodia’s Everything But Arms trade preferences; announces high-level mission to Myanmar within framework of potential withdrawal

Author: Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade

"On Myanmar and Cambodia"...

Read more

19 September 2018

Myanmar: UN Fact-Finding Mission warns business against engaging with military

Report says actions of military, in particular in the context of “clearance operations” in northern Rakhine, have so seriously violated international law that any engagement in any form with the military and its businesses is indefensible until and...

See full story

Company response
23 August 2018
+ Español - Hide
29 December 2017

Commentary on Facebook's legal responsibility to avoid enabling human rights abuses via its platform; incl. co comments

Author: Ingrid Burrington, The Atlantic

"Could Facebook be tried for human-rights abuses?", 20 Dec 2017...

Read more

4 December 2017
+ Français - Hide

Author: Matthieu Hoffstetter, Bilan (Suisse)

«Le respect des droits de l'homme devient un atout pour le business», 23 novembre 2017...

Read more

30 November 2017

Recent lawsuits contribute to emerging norm of corporate accountability for international crimes, says scholar

Author: Dieneke de Vos, on Just Security

" Corporate Criminal Accountability for International Crimes ", 30 Nov 2017...

Read more

16 November 2017

Myanmar: Chevron says it will push for human rights following criticism over its partnership with govt.

Author: Faarea Masud, BBC World Service

"Chevron says it will push for Myanmar human rights", November 2017...

Read more