I am late getting to this: I only found the latest here via the Daily Chatter newsletter.
This is a lawyer writing, and writing well. But I found these words especially choice:
Just like the Uighurs languishing in the world’s largest system of concentration camps, the Kashmiris suffering under the world’s largest military occupation and the Palestinians suffocating in the world’s largest open-air prison, the Rohingya have refused to go quietly like “lambs to the slaughter“. And that refusal has been presented by their persecutors as ”terrorism” justifying the butcher’s knife.
Azeezah Kanji, “Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ,” Al Jazeera, December 22, 2019, https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/myanmar-defending-genocide-icj-191219113440939.html
- David Benfell, “Don’t you dare call Israel racist! Or the Burmese genocidal!” Irregular Bullshit, December 11, 2019, https://disunitedstates.com/2019/12/11/dont-you-dare-call-israel-racist-or-the-burmese-genocidal/↩
- C. Christine Fair, “Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army: Not the Jihadis You Might Expect,” Lawfare, December 9, 2018, https://www.lawfareblog.com/arakan-rohingya-salvation-army-not-jihadis-you-might-expect↩
- Owen Bowcott, “Aung San Suu Kyi in court as genocide hearing opens in The Hague,” Guardian, December 10, 2019, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/10/aung-san-suu-kyi-court-hague-genocide-hearing-myanmar-rohingya; Clyde Hughes, “Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims,” United Press International, December 11, 2019, https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/12/11/Myanmar-leader-Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-rejects-genocide-claims/1061576065233/; Marlise Simons and Hannah Beech, “Aung San Suu Kyi Defends Myanmar Against Rohingya Genocide Accusations,” New York Times, December 11, 2019, https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/11/world/asia/aung-san-suu-kyi-rohingya-myanmar-genocide-hague.html Here is a more complete presentation of the case against Burma.Azeezah Kanji, “Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ,” Al Jazeera, December 22, 2019, https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/myanmar-defending-genocide-icj-191219113440939.html↩
- Azeezah Kanji, “Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ,” Al Jazeera, December 22, 2019, https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/myanmar-defending-genocide-icj-191219113440939.html↩