Law and religion round-up – 26th January


… or, shorn of the Latin, very late indeed – but we do appear to be back in business.

Genocide: The Gambia v Myanmar

On 23 January, the International Court of Justice, noting that Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar remained “at serious risk of genocide”, ordered unanimously that emergency measures be implemented to end the campaign against the Rohingya. Under the terms of the order, Myanmar must report to the Court on implementation within four months of the judgment in the first instance, then at six-monthly intervals thereafter until a final decision is issued. Continue reading