In March 2017, the United Nations Human Rights Council established a Fact-Finding Mission to establish the facts and circumstances of the alleged recent human rights violations by military and security forces, and abuses, in Myanmar.
UN Fact-Finding Mission releases its full account of massive violations by military in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan States –
18 September 2018
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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 Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar invites interested individuals, groups and organisations to submit information and/or documentation relevant to its mandate as outlined above, in particular on allegations of human rights violations and abuses committed in Myanmar
since January 2011.
The Fact-Finding Mission accepts submissions in the
English and Myanmar languages at:
email@example.com. Submissions in other minority languages of Myanmar will be accepted, although they will take longer to review.
Information may be submitted at any time, and the Fact-Finding Mission encourages early submissions if possible. The final deadline for information
is 15 February 2018, after which it will become increasingly difficult to take submissions into account.
Submissions should include the name(s) and contact details of the author(s). Submitting entities/individuals should specify if their submissions, or parts of them, should be treated confidentially, and if so, which.
Please note that individual acknowledgements of receipt of information will not be sent to the author(s) unless specifically requested.
The Commission is composed of:
UN General Assembly Third Committee resolution
A/C.3/72/L.48 (draft as adopted) on the situation of human rights in Myanmar (voting sheet)16 November 2017
Human Rights Council Resolution
A/HRC/RES/34/22 on the situation of human rights in Myanmar24 March 2017
UN Fact-Finding Mission releases its full account of massive violations by military in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan States 8 September 2018
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Press conference on the publication of report of the FFM on Myanmar
VIDEO FOOTAGE:Fact-finding Mission in Cox’s Bazar, 17-18 July 2018VideoTranscript
For further information about the Fact-finding Mission, please contact: Tabassum Mokhduma:
firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +41 (0)22 917 9552
Statement by Mr. Marzuki Darusman, Chairperson of the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, at the Security Council 24 October 2018English
Statement of Mr. Marzuki Darusman, Chairperson of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar to the General Assembly, Third Committee23 October 2018English
Statement by Mr. Marzuki DARUSMAN, Chairperson of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, at the 39th session of the Human Rights Council 18 September 2018English
Statement by Mr. Marzuki DARUSMAN, Chairperson of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, at the 37th session of the Human Rights Council12 March 2018English
Statement by Chairperson of the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar to the special session of the Human Rights Council on the “Situation of human rights of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in Rakhine State of Myanmar"5 December 2017English |
Statement by Chairperson of the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar presenting oral update to the Human Rights Council19 September 2017
Message to the Myanmar people from the experts of the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar
Satellite images showing the destruction of Rohingya villages in Rakhine State, Myanmar 2017-2018
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