Aung San Suu Kyi tells UN court Rohingya operation ‘not genocide’

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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace prize laureate, arrived at the International Court of Justice on Wednesday to lead her country’s defence against accusations of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority. More than 730,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar after the military launched a crackdown in western Rakhine state in...
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Suu Kyi faces down Hague's genocide probe
Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on Tuesday to defend Myanmar against accusations of genocide against Rohingya Muslims. Opposing her is Gambia's Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou, who spent ten years prosecuting perpetrators of another devastating loss of human life: The Rwandan genocide.

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