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Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi to defend genocide charge at UN court

BBC News Tuesday, 10 December 2019
The UN's top court will hear allegations that Myanmar committed atrocities against the Rohingya.
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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on World Court judges on Thursday to dismiss an accusation of genocide against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, saying its own justice system should be given the chance to work first. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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