Myanmar genocide hearing: Where is Myanmar located, who are the Rohingya?

The hearing currently ongoing in The Hague at the International Courts of Justice was brought forward by The Gambia, a small Muslim majority country in West Africa, in hopes for temporary measures to protect the Rohingya.

Abubacarr Marie Tambadou, the Gambia’s attorney general and justice minister, opened the case against Myanmar.

He declared the world had done “nothing” to stop the genocide as it unfolded.

He said: “I stand before you to awaken the conscience of the world and arouse the voice of the international community.