Omar al-Bashir: Sudan agrees ex-president must face ICC – BBC News

Sudan’s rulers have agreed that those wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) will appear there. The commitment came at peace talks between Sudan’s government and rebel groups from the Darfur region. The decision paves the way for ex-President Omar al-Bashir to be sent to The Hague to face charges there. He is accused of … Read more Omar al-Bashir: Sudan agrees ex-president must face ICC – BBC News

Sudan’s government agrees to hand Omar al-Bashir over to ICC

Sudan’s government has agreed to hand over former President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC). He faces charges of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity over the conflict in Darfur. Al-Bashir was removed from power in April last year after months of nationwide demonstrations. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Khartoum, Sudan. … Read more Sudan’s government agrees to hand Omar al-Bashir over to ICC

Yazidi choir who survived so-called IS raise their voices in bid to save culture | ITV News

Through ancient and recent history, the Yazidi people of Iraq, Syria and Turkey have faced persecution. Thousands of the minority ethnic and religious group were killed in the summer of 2014 when they were driven from their homes in Northern Iraq by a surging so-called Islamic State. Yazidi women and girls were raped or kidnapped … Read more Yazidi choir who survived so-called IS raise their voices in bid to save culture | ITV News

Struggle continues for ethnic minority in Myanmar

The Rohingya people are welcoming a unanimous ruling from the UN’s highest court. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Myanmar to take emergency measures to prevent acts of genocide against the Muslim minority. But there is another community in Myanmar that has also suffered decades of violence – the Karen ethnic minority. Most … Read more Struggle continues for ethnic minority in Myanmar

UN court: Myanmar must prevent genocide of Rohingya

Myanmar’s Muslim-minority Rohingya people are welcoming a unanimous ruling from the UN’s highest court. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Myanmar to take emergency measures to prevent acts of genocide against them. For around three-quarters of a million Rohingya who fled to safety in Bangladesh, it is an encouraging development. They have been … Read more UN court: Myanmar must prevent genocide of Rohingya

Myanmar ordered to protect Rohingya Muslims

The United Nations’ court, based in The Hague in the Netherlands, ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect Rohingyas from persecution and atrocities. Rohingya Muslims remain “at serious risk of genocide” in Myanmar, the International Court of Justice has ruled. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews … Read more Myanmar ordered to protect Rohingya Muslims

Will ICJ ruling help the Rohingya? I Inside Story

The International Court of Justice, the world’s highest court, has ordered Myanmar’s government to prevent it’s military from committing acts of genocide against the Rohingya. The ICJ has also warned that the Rohingya Muslim minority remain at serious risk of genocide and ordered the country to abide by the genocide convention, and take all measures … Read more Will ICJ ruling help the Rohingya? I Inside Story

ICJ orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya

The Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ)has ordered Myanmar to take emergency measures to prevent genocide of the Rohingya. In a unanimously-ruled order issued by a panel of 17 judges, and read by presiding Judge Abdulaqawi Ahmed Yusuf, the court upheld the provisions of the 1948 Genocide Convention – saying Myanmar had “caused irreparable damage … Read more ICJ orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya

Prince Charles: “The magnitude of the genocide defies comprehension”

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Myanmar ordered to end abuses against Rohingya

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Myanmar’s government to take emergency measures, to prevent soldiers from committing acts of genocide against Rohingya still living there. They have also ordered the government to protect all evidence for a potential genocide trial. Around three-quarters of a million Rohingya fled to neighbouring Bangladesh during the military … Read more Myanmar ordered to end abuses against Rohingya

International Court of Justice orders Myanmar to prevent genocide against Rohingya

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Muslim Rohingya population from persecution and atrocities, and preserve evidence of alleged crimes against them. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more International Court of Justice orders Myanmar to prevent genocide against Rohingya

ICJ orders Myanmar to take steps to protect Rohingya

The Rohingya Muslim minority “remain at serious risk of genocide” said the United Nations’ top court on Thursday, as it ordered “provisional measures” against Myanmar. Myanmar had not proposed any measures aimed at ensuring the Rohingya’s right to exist, and conditions necessary for emergency measures to be taken in the country have been met, ruled … Read more ICJ orders Myanmar to take steps to protect Rohingya

Will the ICJ order Myanmar to stop the Rohingya genocide?

The International Court of Justice is set to rule on a request for emergency measures aimed at preventing further acts of violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The Gambia filed a lawsuit in November accusing Myanmar’s military of committing “an ongoing genocide” on the minority group. More than 700,000 Rohingya fled to neighbouring Bangladesh in … Read more Will the ICJ order Myanmar to stop the Rohingya genocide?

Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at UN court – BBC News

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended her country against allegations of genocide at the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ). The Nobel Peace Prize laureate responded to widespread claims that Myanmar (formerly Burma) committed atrocities against Muslim Rohingya. In her opening remarks, she called the case against Myanmar “incomplete and incorrect”. She said … Read more Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at UN court – BBC News

Aung San Suu Kyi: How a peace icon ended up at a genocide trial – BBC News

Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi used to be seen as a symbol of human rights, and spent years under house arrest for promoting democracy. Now, as Myanmar’s civilian leader, she is at the International Court of Justice to defend her country against charges of genocide committed against the Rohingya Muslim minority. She … Read more Aung San Suu Kyi: How a peace icon ended up at a genocide trial – BBC News