Aung San Suu Kyi Defends Myanmar Against Gambia's Genocide Charge

Myanmar will have "no tolerance" for human rights abuses committed in Rakhine state and will prosecute the military if war crimes have been committed there, Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has told the International Court of Justice. Myanmar is facing charges of genocide committed against the mainly Muslim Rohingya minority group, brought by The Gambia, on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-first session on 21 September 2016.

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