'Hallmarks of genocide': ICC prosecutor seeks justice for Rohingya

'Hallmarks of genocide': ICC prosecutor seeks justice for Rohingya

Fatou Bensouda wants the international criminal court to claim jurisdiction and investigate treatment of Myanmar minority

The prosecutor of the international criminal court has asked it to rule on whether it has jurisdiction over the deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh, a possible crime against humanity.

A ruling affirming jurisdiction could pave the way for an investigation into the deportation of many thousands of Rohingya, though Myanmar is unlikely to cooperate.

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