The Gambia’s gamble (part 2): will jurisdictional limits keep the ICJ from ruling on Myanmar’s alleged genocide?

On 11 November, The Gambia filed an application instituting proceedings and requesting provisional measures at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in relation to the genocide allegedly committed by Myanmar against the Rohingya. In an earlier blogpost, we argued why it makes sense to seize the ICJ in addition to the ICC. In this post, we address the likelihood of success of the request for provisional measures. Continue reading “The Gambia’s gamble (part 2): will jurisdictional limits keep the ICJ from ruling on Myanmar’s alleged genocide?”

The Gambia’s gamble (part 1): introduction to the ICJ-case on Myanmar’s alleged genocide against Rohingya

On 11 November, The Gambia filed an application instituting proceedings and requesting provisional measures at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning the alleged genocide by Myanmar against the Rohingya. This blogpost demonstrates the added value of seizing the ICJ in addition to the ICC. In a second blogpost, we assess the likelihood of success for the request for provisional measures.

Continue reading “The Gambia’s gamble (part 1): introduction to the ICJ-case on Myanmar’s alleged genocide against Rohingya”