Myanmar: Rohingya:Written question - 469

Asked by Ms Lyn Brown
(West Ham)

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 06 January 2020
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Myanmar: Rohingya
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will provide support to Gambia in the case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice in respect of allegations of genocide and human rights abuses against the Rohingya people.
Answered by: Mrs Heather Wheeler
Answered on: 09 January 2020

​UK Ministers have repeatedly expressed their profound concern at the horrific events of August 2017 in Rakhine state. The perpetrators of these atrocities should be held to account. We are following proceedings in The Hague closely and welcome the International Court of Justice's consideration of whether genocide has occurred.

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