Coordinated or coincidental, Rohingya activists and international actors justice-seekers this week made historic moves to activate available global justice mechanisms to hold Myanmar accountable for its international state crimes, specifically against Rohingya people.

The three specific mechanisms of criminal accountability are the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court and the principle of Universal Jurisdictions in Argentina, where the national judiciary recognizes and honors the principle.

On Nov. 11, the small African nation of Gambia, officially filed a legal challenge to the International Court of Justice, which is not a criminal court, but a dispute mechanism among UN

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