Argentina's arrest warrant application is an encouraging step, human rights group says Argentina's arrest warrant application is an encouraging step, human rights group says

Argentina's arrest warrant application is an encouraging step, human rights group says

Argentina's arrest warrant application is an encouraging step, human rights group says

When the Argentine prosecutor applied to the Argentine court to issue 25 arrest warrants for the crimes committed by the army against the Rohingya people in Rakhine State in 2017, the Myanmar army is responsible. The Global Justice Center, a large human rights organization based in New York, USA, said on July 1 that it is an encouraging step taken by the international community to ensure accountability. said on Monday.

In this court application, on June 28, the Argentinian court applied for an arrest warrant for Myanmar's top military and civilian leaders.

Michelle Onello, senior legal advisor at the Global Justice Center, said,  "Since the military council is intensifying its military offensive, especially in Rakhine State, the international community should make an effort to provide more support to the people of Burma who are fighting for democracy, and on the other hand, we need to make an effort to end the impunity of the Burmese military, which has been violating disgusting human rights violations for a long time. "

The list of names of military leaders submitted by the Argentine prosecutor for an arrest warrant includes the military leader General Min Aung Hlaing, who ordered the Rohingya genocide in 2017; Deputy Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Soe Win; No. (3) Lt. Gen. Aung Kyaw Zao, who was the commander of the special operations team. Military leaders such as General Maung Maung Soe, Commander of the Western Regional Military Command, as well as heads of state such as State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and former President U Thin Kyaw are also participating.

Genocide of the Rohingya The British-based Burmese-Rohingya Association sued Burmese military leaders for crimes against humanity and filed a complaint in an Argentine court in 2019.

According to international law, under the concept of Universal Jurisdiction, which allows any country's court to prosecute and judge for very serious and brutal crimes, the Burmese military leaders responsible for the genocide against the Rohingya have been charged in the Federal Court of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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