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Myanmar shadow government drops objections to ICJ’s Rohingya genocide case

Myanmar’s shadow government, arrange after final 12 months’s navy coup, stated it accepts the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to hear allegations that the nation dedicated genocide towards its Rohingya minority.

Before the navy seized energy final 12 months, Myanmar’s government led by the now-ousted Aung San Suu Kyi had filed preliminary objections to the ICJ over the case introduced by Gambia in a transfer seen as probably to delay proceedings.

The National Unity Government (NUG), a parallel administration together with deposed lawmakers in exile, stated in a press release issued on Tuesday (Feb 1) that it had withdrawn all preliminary objections to the case.

Still, it isn’t clear whether or not this is able to have an effect on the authorized course of because the NUG stated that by way of a “bureaucratic idiosyncrasy” the ICJ has been speaking with Myanmar diplomats in Brussels who have been underneath the management of the junta.

“Should the ICJ recognise the military, it would embolden the junta to continue and escalate its daily atrocity crimes,” the NUG stated in a press release.

It urged the ICJ to cope with Myanmar’s everlasting consultant to the United Nations, Kyaw Moe Tun.



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