ANKARA

A rights group for Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority on Thursday welcomed a verdict by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordering the country to institute preventative measures for the safety of the group.

Describing the ICJ ruling as a “victory,” the London-based Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) said it was the responsibility of the international community to ensure that Myanmar, its military and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi comply with the top UN court’s order.

Delivering its verdict on the case filed last month by Gambia, ICJ President Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf declared on Thursday a four-month deadline for

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