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Gambia ICJ case against Myanmar

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: When Will the Rohingya Genocide Case Be Resolved?

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: When Will the Rohingya Genocide Case Be Resolved?

By Md. Himel Rahman
In November 2019, the Gambia initiated proceedings against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice. More than four years later, the process drags on.

Will a Legal Case in Argentina Bring Justice for the Rohingya?

Will a Legal Case in Argentina Bring Justice for the Rohingya?

By Istiaque Ahamed
A case in Argentina, under the principle of universal jurisdiction, seeks to hold Myanmar's leaders accountable for the atrocities committed against the Rohingya people.
International Court of Justice Rejects Myanmar Claims, Will Hear Rohingya Genocide Case

International Court of Justice Rejects Myanmar Claims, Will Hear Rohingya Genocide Case

By Mike Corder
The ICJ rejected the Myanmar government’s argument that Gambia had no standing to file the case.

ICJ to Rule on Myanmar’s Objections in Rohingya Genocide Case

ICJ to Rule on Myanmar’s Objections in Rohingya Genocide Case

By Sebastian Strangio
Myanmar's preliminary objections were filed just prior to the military's seizure of power in February 2021.

Lawyers Urge ICJ to Continue with Rohingya Genocide Case

Lawyers Urge ICJ to Continue with Rohingya Genocide Case

By Sebastian Strangio
One lawyer for The Gambia urged the court to “reject Myanmar’s meritless preliminary objections" and proceed to the case.

Myanmar Genocide Hearings Open, Overshadowed by Question of Recognition

Myanmar Genocide Hearings Open, Overshadowed by Question of Recognition

By Sebastian Strangio
The International Court of Justice has drawn criticism for allowing representatives of the military junta to represent Myanmar at hearings this week.

Myanmar Shadow Government Drops Objections to ICJ’s Rohingya Genocide Case

Myanmar Shadow Government Drops Objections to ICJ’s Rohingya Genocide Case

By Sebastian Strangio
Assuming responsibility for the ICJ case is a means for the National Unity Government to assert its position as Myanmar's legitimate government.
US Court Orders Facebook to Hand Over Deleted Anti-Rohingya Content

US Court Orders Facebook to Hand Over Deleted Anti-Rohingya Content

By Sebastian Strangio
In a ruling, the court stated that Facebook’s citing of a privacy provision to withhold the records from Myanmar was “rich with irony.”

What Does the ICJ Preliminary Ruling Really Mean for the Rohingya?

What Does the ICJ Preliminary Ruling Really Mean for the Rohingya?

By Angshuman Choudhury
The ICJ verdict is an important first step toward ensuring that the Rohingya victims get some tangible justice.

Myanmar: Trials and Tribulations

Myanmar: Trials and Tribulations

By Christina Fink
Facing genocide charges in the international arena, Myanmar’s domestic politics are set to heat up in 2020, too.

After the ICJ Ruling, What Will the US Do for the Rohingya?

After the ICJ Ruling, What Will the US Do for the Rohingya?

By Adam Kiedrowski
The recent ruling against Myanmar should spark a stronger response from the United States.
Aung San Suu Kyi Slammed for Army Defense in Myanmar Genocide Case

Aung San Suu Kyi Slammed for Army Defense in Myanmar Genocide Case

By Aleks Furtula and Lorne Cook
The Nobel Peace laureate was blasted by opposing lawyers for defending the Myanmar army’s conduct in Rakhine state.

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