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Myanmar Accusers Criticize Aung San Suu Kyi’s Defense of Genocide Allegations

William Schabas, a Canadian attorney defending Myanmar against genocide charges at the U.N.'s International Court of Justice…

A lawyer presenting Gambia’s case accusing Myanmar of committing genocide against Rohingya Muslims said Thursday that Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi ignored allegations of mass killings and rape as she led her country’s defense before the U.N.’s top court.

Paul Reichler told the International Court of Justice in The Hague Myanmar was choosing to ignore the alleged sexual violence because “it is undeniable and unspeakable.”

Aung San Suu Kyi told the court Wednesday the mass exodus of the Rohingya minority stemmed from “an internal conflict started by coordinated and comprehensive armed attacks.”

She said that “Myanmar’s defense services responded” to read more >>>

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