1 Ph.D in Public International Law, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Professor of Law, Isfahan University


For decades, Myanmar Muslims that known as Rohingya in Rakhin state, are exposed  to systematic violence by the state and state actors. The intensity of this violence occurred in June 2012 and drew the attention of the international community towards Myanmar. Processes of violence, discrimination, forced migration and legitimize them, whether before or after June 2012, under the genocide as a crime is surveyable, because acts of violence resulting in the killing and displacement of Muslims, the intention of destroying this minority group makes to mind. In this article, we explain the wretched situation of Muslims in Myanmar, the elements of the crime of genocide against Muslims in Myanmar prove to be criminal under international law. Also, due to the need for urgent action by the international community, especially the Security Council, ways on how to prosecute and punish the perpetrators of the crime of genocide against Muslims in Myanmar are offered.


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