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International Criminal Court claims to have jurisdiction over alleged crimes against Rohingya
International Criminal Court claims to have jurisdiction over alleged crimes against Rohingya

International Criminal Court claims to have jurisdiction over alleged crimes against Rohingya

“The Court has jurisdiction over the crime against humanity of deportation allegedly committed against members of the Rohingya people,” a three-judge panel said in a written summary of their decision. “The reason is that an element of this crime – the crossing of a border – took place on the territory of a State party (Bangladesh).” Myanmar’s government spokesman Zaw Htay did not respond to calls seeking comment on the ICC decision, instead sending a text response: “I can’t talk right now.”

 

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