Saturday 14 December 2019

Canadian lawyer defends himself for researching crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar, then representing the country at International Court of Justice

Source TheGlobeandMail, 13 Dec

"William Schabas is basically selling out the Rohingya for some Myanmar gov't $$$. Really the worst sort of behaviour, how totally immoral and two-faced," Phil Robertson, Deputy Asia Director at Human Rights Watch said.. 

William Schabas, a Canadian lawyer defending Myanmar against genocide charges at the U.N.'s International Court of Justice (ICJ), poses for a photo before an interview with Reuters in The Hague, Netherlands December 12, 2019.


Canadian lawyer William Schabas, an international scholar on genocide, has been criticised by friend and foe for first researching crimes against the Muslim Rohingya of Myanmar, and now defending the state accused of perpetrating them. 

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