UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS — In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya minority, the United Nations (UN)’s top court yesterday ordered Myanmar take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the Rohingya people. The court’s President Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf said the International Court of Justice (ICJ) “is of the opinion that the Rohingya in Myanmar remain extremely vulnerable”. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin