War crimes court approves inquiry into violence against Rohingya | The Guardian


Judges at the international criminal court (ICC) have authorized a full-scale investigation into allegations of mass persecution and crimes against humanity that forced at least 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh.

The ruling, which sets a significant precedent in expanding the jurisdiction of the war crimes court, is the second move against Myanmar this week at international tribunals in The Hague.

Source: War crimes court approves inquiry into violence against Rohingya | World news | The Guardian

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