The Guardian: ‘The Persecuted Rohingya Now Have Legal Protection, but Will it Amount to Anything?’

23 Jan 2020

With regards to the provisional measures issued by the International Court of Justice against Myanmar in the The Gambia v. Myanmar Genocide Convention case, Dr. Priya Pillai, Head of Asia Justice Coalition’s Secretariat commented that the ICJ twice ordered provisional measures during the Bosnian war but did little to stop the Srebenica genocide. The Rohingya will become yet another test case for how international law protects vulnerably minorities, but they won’t be the last.