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ROAD TO THE HAGUE

ARMY OPERATIONS

* On Aug 25, 2017, Rohingya militants attack police posts; a dozen officers killed

Army operations begin in Rohingya villages

UN says at least 1,000 died in the first two weeks of crackdown

 

REFUGEE EXODUS

* By Sept 5, 2017, more than 120,000 Rohingyas cross into Bangladesh, fleeing mass-killings, gang-rapes and arson

 

POSSIBLE ‘GENOCIDE’

* Bangladesh, Myanmar on Nov 23 agree to start repatriation

* UN rights chief on Dec 5 warns of possible “elements of genocide”, calls for int’l probe

 

PROBE ANNOUNCED

* On Sept 18, 2018, ICC announces preliminary probe into crimes against Rohingyas

In November, attempt to repatriate 2,260 Rohingya fails; they refuse to leave without guarantees of citizenship, safety

 

LAWSUIT AT ICJ

On Nov 11, 2019 Gambia files a lawsuit at ICJ, accusing Myanmar of genocide

On Nov 14, ICC approves a full investigation into Rohingya persecution

On Dec 8, Suu Kyi travels to The Hague to lead Myanmar’s defence at ICJ

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