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GAMBIA TO LEAD INVESTIGATIONS IN THE CASE OF ROHINGYAS IN MYANMAR

IMAGE SOURCE: O.I.C MEETINGS

The government of the Gambia has been tasked by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to use all international legal instruments to hold accountable the perpetrators of crimes against the Rohingyas in Myanmar.

According to a press statement from state house, the 2019 Makkah summit asked the Gambia to lead a strong ministerial committee to take immediate measures to lunch the case at the international criminal court on behalf of the OIC.

The OIC insisted on the need for thorough international ,independent and transparent investigations  into the human  rights violations in Myanmar ,including sexual  violence  and aggression against children  and to hold account all those  responsible  for these brutal acts in order  to bring justice  to the victims.

The summit also called for all stakeholders to ensure free and unrestricted access to humanitarian assistance for affected persons and communities.

 

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