International Court of Justice in The Hague sets a four-month deadline for Myanmar to take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the Rohingya Muslims in a case pursued by The Gambia under the 1948 Genocide Convention.
Myanmar's gamble to send Suu Kyi to represent the country at the International Court of Justice has backfired.
Israel has gone after people across the world for genocide denial, but now it seems to be supporting Myanmar, a state accused of genocide.
The case accuses Myanmar of breaching the 1948 UN Genocide Convention through its brutal military campaign in 2017, which targeted the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
State Counsellor Suu Kyi and other leaders are facing charges in a “universal jurisdiction” case filed in Argentina by Rohingya activists and Latin American human rights groups. Yet they may never see the inside of a courtroom.
The Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, which Marzuki Darusman heads, said in its final report last month that Myanmar should be held responsible in international legal forums for alleged genocide against the Rohingya.
It's been two years since the Rohingya were ethnically cleansed from their lands in Myanmar and justice is as distant today as it was when the world was paying attention.
Thousands of Rohingya refugees joined a rally to mark the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh, demanding that Myanmar grant them their citizenship and other rights before they return.
Up to 30,000 people joined a rally to mark the second anniversary of Rohingya Muslims' exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh.
A UN fact-finding mission has called for the prosecution of Myanmar officials to the full extent of the law for the first time, but unfortunately, the Rohingya are no closer to returning home.
A judge in Myanmar says he will issue a verdict next Monday in the trial of the two Reuters journalists who were accused of possessing state secrets. The pair were investigating violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state.
Border Guard Bangladesh says Myanmar officials have been using loudspeakers to urge Rohingya refugees in the no man's land to enter Bangladesh, which Dhaka does not want.
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