Suu Kyi in court as genocide case set out against Myanmar

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Mass rapes, the burning alive of Muslim Rohingya families in their homes and the killing with knives of dozens of children were described by Gambia's legal team as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the U.N.'s highest court on Tuesday.
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Published on December 12, 2019 -  02:53
Myanmar leader urges World Court to drop genocide case
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on World Court judges on Thursday to dismiss an accusation of genocide against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, saying its own justice system should be given the chance to work first. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Country in Southeast Asia
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Country on the coast of West Africa
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