Article published : Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 (11:08 pm)
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi faces first legal action over Rohingya crisis Case launches in Argentina under ’universal jurisdiction’ demanding justice over ’existential threat’ to minorityAung San Suu Kyi is among several top Myanmar officials named in a case filed in Argentina for crimes against Rohingya Muslims, the first time the Nobel Laureate has been legally targeted over the crisis.Rohingya and Latin American human rights groups submitted the lawsuit in Argentina on Wednesday under the principle of ”universal jurisdiction,” a legal concept enshrined in many countries’ laws. Continue reading...
Author : Agence France-Presse