Myanmar says International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Rohingya crisis

Rohingya refugees shout slogans as they take part in a protest at the Kutupalong refugee camp to mark the one year anniversary of their exodus in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh August 25, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain/File Photo

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s government said on Friday it “resolutely rejects” a ruling from the International Criminal Court (ICC) that said the body has jurisdiction over alleged deportations of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh as a possible crime against humanity. A statement from the office of Myanmar’s President Win Myint dismissed Thursday’s ICC ruling as “the […]

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