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Myanmar: Rohingya

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 1342, tabled on 8 January 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the International Court of Justice on the case of The Gambia v. Myanmar.

Answered on

13 January 2020

We are following proceedings in The Hague closely and welcome the International Court of Justice's consideration of whether genocide has occurred. The UK is not currently involved in the case. UK Ministers have consistently expressed their profound concern at the horrific events of August 2017 in Rakhine state. The perpetrators of these atrocities should be held to account.

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