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Amicus Curiae Submitted to Argentinian Federal Court

October 1st, 2021  •  Author:   Fortify Rights  •  1 minute read
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Amicus Curiae submitted by Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Fortify Rights in support of a Universal Jurisdiction Case in Argentina to Prosecute Atrocity Crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

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In an amicus curiae submitted to the National Chamber of Federal Criminal and Correctional Appeals in Buenos Aires, RFK Human Rights and Fortify Rights provide expert analysis in support of a petition filed in Federal Court in Argentina on November 13, 2019 by Rohingya activist Maung Tun Khin of the Burmese Rohingya Organization U.K. (BROUK), six female survivors, and two Latin American human rights organizations. The original petition urges the court to investigate, under “universal jurisdiction,” genocide and crimes against humanity, including sexual violence, mass atrocity crimes committed with impunity against Rohingya in Myanmar.

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