Situation of Human Rights of Rohingya Muslims and Other Minorities in Myanmar



UN Body

General Assembly



Session Type

GA Regular



Agenda Item


Country Concerned





  • This resolution criticizes the Myanmar military for egregious human rights violations against all citizens of Myanmar since the February 2021 coup. In particular, it condemns violations, including denial of citizenship, against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state and urges Myanmar to take all necessary measures to prevent the crime of genocide.

Main Sponsors

European Union, Organization of Islamic Cooperation



Key Praise


Key Criticism

  • "Condemning in the strongest terms all violations and abuses of human rights against civilians, including Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar, including before and following the unjustified declaration of the state of emergency on 1 February 2021 and its later extensions."
  • "Condemning in the strongest terms the arbitrary detention, arrest and politically motivated convictions, sentencing and executions, including of opposition activists, as well as violent acts including extrajudicial killings…"
  • "Condemning all violations and abuses of human rights in Myanmar, including against Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, as well as the use of excessive force and violence by the Myanmar armed forces, including torture and sexual and gender-based violence…"
  • "Alarmed that children continue to be subjected to the six grave violations against children during armed conflict…"
  • "Expressing deep concern that, in Rakhine, more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims remain largely segregated and discriminated against with respect to accessing citizenship and enjoying their human rights and fundamental freedoms..."
  • "Demands an immediate end to hostilities and all forms of violence throughout the country, and urges restraint and de-escalation of tensions."
  • "Calls upon the security and armed forces of Myanmar to immediately release all those who have been arbitrarily detained, arrested, convicted and sentenced on political grounds…"
  • "Expresses deep concern that, despite the provisional measures ordered by the International Court of Justice on 23 January 2020 in the case of The Gambia v. Myanmar, Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, including women and children, are not protected…"
  • "Urges Myanmar, in accordance with the order of the International Court of Justice to take all measures within its power to prevent the commission of all acts within the scope of article 2 of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide..."

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