ICC authorizes probe into Myanmar abuses of Rohingya

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Nov 15, 2019

ICC authorizes probe into Myanmar abuses of Rohingya

The International Criminal Court on Thursday approved a long-awaited full investigation into Myanmar's alleged abuse of Rohingya Muslims, including crimes against humanity and persecution. The Hague-based war crimes court said in a statement it "authorized the prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for the alleged ...

Number of Japanese-language institutions soars in Asia, survey finds

National Oct 10, 2019

Number of Japanese-language institutions soars in Asia, survey finds

About 3.85 million people studied Japanese at a record 18,604 institutions overseas in fiscal 2018, with the number of institutions soaring in Asia, according to a survey released this week. The number of Japanese-language institutions jumped nearly fourfold to 818 in Vietnam from the previous ...

Bangladesh university suspends student for being Rohingya

Asia Pacific Sep 9, 2019

Bangladesh university suspends student for being Rohingya

A Bangladesh university has suspended a student for being Rohingya, officials said Sunday, as impatience with the refugees grows following a second failed attempt to repatriate them to Myanmar. Some 740,000 of the Muslim minority fled to southeast Bangladesh after a military crackdown in Myanmar's ...