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Hague [Netherlands], Jan 15 (ANI): The Worldwide Courtroom of Justice (ICJ) will announce a call on a request for emergency measures in a genocide case in opposition to Myanmar on January 23, the Gambian Ministry of Justice mentioned.
“The Worldwide Courtroom of Justice @CIJ_ICJ will on Thursday 23rd January be delivering its resolution on the Provisional Measures requested by The Gambia in its #Genocide case in opposition to Myanmar,” the ministry tweeted on Tuesday.
The West African nation had filed a lawsuit final November, alleging that Myanmar was committing “an ongoing genocide” in opposition to its minority Muslim Rohingya inhabitants.
Gambia has accused Myanmar of violating the 1948 Genocide Conference in a army marketing campaign that expelled greater than 730,000 Rohingya from the nation, urging the UN’s high court docket to order “provisional measures” to forestall extra hurt to the Muslim minorities within the Rakhine state.
The matter facilities across the large crackdown in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State in 2017 that compelled over 700,000 Muslims to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh.
Myanmar’s chief, Aung San Suu Kyi, travelled to The Hague final month to defend her nation in opposition to the costs.
She, nevertheless, vehemently denied the accusations and claimed that it has already punished its troops, who have been confirmed to have dedicated abuses in Rakhine.
Suu Kyi, a worldwide human rights and democracy icon, mentioned that the Rohingya battle was a home matter for her nation to resolve. (ANI)