The Human Rights Council on 24 March 2017 decided (through Resolution
A/HRC/RES/34/22) to dispatch urgently an independent international fact-finding mission, to be appointed by the President of the Human Rights Council, to establish the facts and circumstances of the alleged recent human rights violations by military and security forces, and abuses, in Myanmar, in particular in Rakhine State, including but not limited to arbitrary detention, torture and inhuman treatment, rape and other forms of sexual violence, extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary killings, enforced disappearances, forced displacement and unlawful destruction of property, with a view to ensuring full accountability for perpetrators and justice for victims, and requests the fact-finding mission to present to the Council an oral update at its thirty-sixth session and a full report at its thirty-seventh session.
The Commission is composed of:
Human Rights Council Resolution
A/HRC/RES/34/22 on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
24 March 2017
President of Human Rights Council appoints Members of Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar
30 May 2017