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International Court of Justice: Primary judicial organ of the United Nations
The International Court of Justice (ICJ), sometimes called the World Court, is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). The ICJ settles disputes between states and gives advisory opinions on international legal issues referred to it by the UN. Through its opinions and rulings, it serves as a source of international law.

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Myanmar already protecting Rohingya, ruling party says after world court's order

Myanmar has put in place measures to protect Rohingya Muslims, a spokesman for the ruling party said on Friday, shrugging off an order from the International Court of Justice a day earlier to stop..
Reuters - Published

Myanmar Rohingya: Government rejects ICJ ruling

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims died and more than 700,000 fled to Bangladesh amid an army crackdown.
BBC News - Published

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Will Myanmar respect ICJ order to protect Rohingya from genocide? [Video]Will Myanmar respect ICJ order to protect Rohingya from genocide?

Experts celebrate landmark ruling but have little hope that gov't which denies genocide will prevent further violence.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:10Published

'Justice served': Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh hail ICJ ruling [Video]'Justice served': Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh hail ICJ ruling

UN top court's order asking Myanmar to prevent further genocide of mainly Muslim Rohingya cheered at Cox's Bazar camps.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:11Published

ICJ orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya [Video]ICJ orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya

Top UN court finds 'irreparable damage' caused to Rohingya; orders Myanmar to take steps to prevent genocide.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:26Published

 

‘The gate of justice is opened’: Rohingya cheer as World Court orders Myanmar to protect them

Rohingya Muslims celebrated a decision by the International Court of Justice to order Myanmar to protect them, hovering over mobile phones in refugee camps to watch the first legal victory since a..
Reuters - Published

World Court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from acts of genocide

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingya population from atrocities, a ruling hailed as a "triumph of international justice" by the..
Reuters - Published

Explainer: Highest U.N. court can tell states what to do - but not enforce

In ordering Myanmar on Thursday to take immediate measures to prevent atrocities against its Muslim Rohingya minority, the International Court of Justice in The Hague was handing down a binding ruling..
Reuters - Published

International Court of Justice orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Muslim Rohingya population from persecution and atrocities, and preserve evidence of alleged crimes..
France 24 - Published

World Court orders Myanmar to impose measures to protect Rohingya

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take sweeping provisional measures to protect its Muslim Rohingya population and avoid acts that could constitute genocide.
Reuters - Published

World Court says has preliminary jurisdiction in Myanmar genocide case

The International Court of Justice said on Thursday that it has jurisdiction to hear a case against Myanmar seeking emergency measures to prevent it committing genocide against its Rohingya minority.
Reuters - Published

World Court to rule on emergency measures in Rohingya genocide case

The International Court of Justice on Thursday will rule on a request for emergency measures by Gambia, which has filed a case against Myanmar accusing it of genocide against the Muslim minority..
Reuters - Published

Rohingya refugees pray for justice as court to rule in genocide case

rohingya refugees pray for justice as court to rule in genocide case
By Ruma Paul COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Rohingya refugees who fled persecution and violence in Myanmar are praying for justice as the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague prepares..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Greece proposes World Court if maritime dialogue with Turkey fails

Greece's Prime Minister said in remarks published on Sunday that if Athens and Ankara cannot solve their dispute about maritime zones in the Mediterranean they should turn to the International Court of..
Reuters - Published

Mexico appeals to international court as diplomatic row with Bolivia intensifies

Mexico on Thursday turned to the International Court of Justice to ensure its diplomatic facilities were respected in Bolivia as it ramped up pressure on the South American country's interim government..
Reuters - Published

Rakhine rebels say Myanmar official killed in fighting

Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said a captured official from Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party has died, two weeks after being taken for organizing protests against genocide accusations faced by..
Reuters - Published

Explainer: Genocide case against Myanmar at the top U.N. court

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was due to leave the Netherlands on Friday after defending her country against accusations of genocide during three days of hearings at the International Court of..
Reuters - Published

Myanmar's Suu Kyi urges World Court to drop genocide case

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on World Court judges on Thursday to dismiss an accusation of genocide against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, saying its own justice system should be..
Reuters - Published

Suu Kyi asks U.N.'s top court to drop Rohingya genocide case

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said her country's military justice system needed to be given the chance to work and asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to drop the genocide case..
Reuters - Published

Myanmar's Suu Kyi back in U.N. court for final day of genocide hearing

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi returned to the International Court of Justice on Thursday to defend Myanmar against accusations it has committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim..
Reuters - Published

Demonstrations mark case against Myanmar at U.N.'s World Court

Hearings are underway at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, where Myanmar is accused of genocide against its minority Muslim Rohingya population during a 2017 military crackdown.
Reuters - Published

Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi responds to Myanmar genocide allegations

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi responded at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on Wednesday to a suit brought by Gambia alleging her country committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim..
Reuters - Published

Suu Kyi says genocide case brought against Myanmar 'misleading'

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the case brought against her country at the World Court was "incomplete and misleading" as she began her defense to accusations of genocide against the Rohingya..
Reuters - Published

Aung San Suu Kyi tells UN court Rohingya operation ‘not genocide’

aung san suu kyi tells un court rohingya operation ‘not genocide’
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace prize laureate, arrived at the International Court of Justice on Wednesday to lead her country’s defence against accusations of genocide against its..
WorldNews - Published

Myanmar's Suu Kyi: Gambia's genocide case at World Court "misleading"

At the opening of her country's defense at the World Court on an accusation of genocide, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi challenged whether events in Rakhine could fit that description.
Reuters - Published

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at World Court

Myanmar leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi arrived on Wednesday at the International Court of Justice in The Hague shortly before her country presents its defense against a suit alleging genocide of its Rohingya..
Reuters - Published

Gambia asks U.N. judges to impose measures to protect Myanmar's Rohingya

Gambia on Tuesday asked the International Court of Justice to order special measures to protect the Rohingya Muslim minority of Myanmar until the case is heard in full.
Reuters - Published

As Suu Kyi looks on, Gambia details mass rapes, killings in Myanmar

Gambia's legal team described mass rapes, the burning of families in their homes and killing of dozens of Muslim Rohingya children with knives as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the..
Reuters - Published

As Suu Kyi looks on, Gambia asks U.N. judges to 'stop genocide' in Myanmar

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at the U.N.'s International Court of Justice on Tuesday to defend her country over charges of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, as back home..
Reuters - Published

World Court must stop genocide in Myanmar: Gambia tells Hague judges

U.N. judges at the International Court of Justice must act to stop ongoing genocide of the Muslim Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, Gambia's justice minister said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

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