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Foreign Minister assures ICC of all kinds of support in Rohingya torture

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 05 Jul 2023, 05:56 pm

Dhaka, 5 July 2023 : Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has assured the International Criminal Court (ICC) of all kinds of support and cooperation in the investigation of Rohingya atrocities.

ICC Counselor Karim A. at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday gave this assurance in a meeting with Khan.

According to a press release of the Ministry of External Affairs, the Minister of External Affairs appreciated the work of the ICC to ensure justice and accountability in various places around the world.

Karim Khan has come to Dhaka for the second time on a four-day visit from July 4 to 7.

Earlier he came to Bangladesh on a five-day visit in February 2022.

Today Wednesday (July 5) and tomorrow Thursday (July 6), he will be in Cox's Bazar.

Apart from talking to the Rohingya refugees there, he will have a meeting with the Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mohammad Mizanur Rahman.

According to sources in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the chief counsel of the ICC will come to Bangladesh this time to investigate whether crimes against humanity have been committed against the Rohingyas and urge them to ensure accountability.

According to the Rome Charter, the ICC is investigating whether the expulsion of the Rohingya from Rakhine has committed crimes against humanity. Bangladesh is one of the signatory countries of Rome Charter. However, Myanmar has not signed the Rome Statute. The country questioned the jurisdiction of the ICC to investigate.

The International Court of Justice has signed an agreement to work in Bangladesh to collect evidence in the investigation of crimes against humanity through the expulsion of the Rohingya. According to the Rome Statute, the ICC based in The Hague, Netherlands investigates crimes against humanity committed anywhere in the world. After the investigation, the ICC produced the accused in the court for trial.