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Impact of Myanmar coup on Asia’s stability in question

Asiatimes 03 Mar 2021
Currently, there are two legal proceedings before international courts pertaining to Myanmar ... The second is the International Court of Justice case in relation to the application of the Genocide Convention, brought by the government of The Gambia in the wake of the Rohingya crisis of 2015.
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“No Justice, No Truth” for Canada’s Immigration Detainees

Human Rights 10 Dec 2020
His case highlights grave injustices that persist through a culture of impunity and disregard for basic legal standards within Canada’s immigration detention system. Toure lived in both the Gambia and Guinea as a child, but does not know where he was born ... “So I said I’m from the Gambia.”.
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Indigenous genocide finding hangs over Canada's Myanmar court intervention

Canada Dot Com 06 Sep 2020
Gambia filed the case last fall on behalf of the 57 Muslim countries in the Organization of Islamic Co-operation under the 1948 Genocide Convention ... Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne and his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok said their countries were joining the case to assist Gambia with “complex legal issues” in the case.
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Does Facebook’s Zuckerberg have a ‘Muslim’ problem?

Asian Tribune 06 Sep 2020
Last month, Facebook moved to block a bid by The Gambia in a US court, in which it sought ... This legal step is related to a case brought by The Gambia before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in which it has accused Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya minority.
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Tall Order

Eugine Weekly 27 Aug 2020
So instead of attending your friend’s wedding next summer — which may not even happen, due to the pandemic — make a donation in her name to Initiative Sankofa D’Afrique de l’Ouest (www.ISDAO.org), an organization working to improve the lives and legal position of LGBT people in Gambia and other West African nations.
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Savage Love: Tall Order

LEO Weekly 26 Aug 2020
So instead of attending your friend’s wedding next summer—which may not even happen, due to the pandemic—make a donation in her name to Initiative Sankofa D’Afrique de l’Ouest (www.ISDAO.org), an organization working to improve the lives and legal position of LGBT people in Gambia and other West African nations.
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Savage Love

The Stranger 26 Aug 2020
So instead of attending your friend’s wedding next summer—which may not even happen, due to the pandemic—make a donation in her name to Initiative Sankofa D’Afrique de l’Ouest (www.ISDAO.org), an organization working to improve the lives and legal position of LGBT people in Gambia and other West African nations.
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Election threats, foreign and domestic

Columbia Journalism Review 19 Aug 2020
The Gambia, which is pursuing Myanmar at the International Court of Justice, filed a legal application in the US seeking data and testimony from Facebook, which has been criticized, including by the UN, for stoking hate in Myanmar—but Facebook is pushing back on the request.
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Facebook Wanted to Be a Force for Good in Myanmar. Now Its Rejecting a Request ...

Time Magazine 18 Aug 2020
The West African nation The Gambia is seeking to hold Myanmar accountable for charges of , an ethnic and religious minority ... In June, The Gambia filed an application in U.S ... Not to mention that voluntarily complying with The Gambia’s request wouldn’t create any legal precedent, only an internal one at the company.
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Facebook Wanted to Be a Force for Good in Myanmar. Now Its Rejecting a Request to Help With a Genocide Investigation

Time 18 Aug 2020
The West African nation The Gambia is seeking to hold Myanmar accountable for charges of , an ethnic and religious minority ... In June, The Gambia filed an application in U.S ... Not to mention that voluntarily complying with The Gambia’s request wouldn’t create any legal precedent, only an internal one at the company.
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Rosewood smuggling in The Gambia: Shipping firm halts timber exports

BBC News 08 Jul 2020
Figures obtained by BBC Africa Eye showed that China has imported more than 300,000 tonnes of West African rosewood (Pterocarpus erinaceus) from The Gambia since President Adama Barrow came to power in 2017 ... "It's The Gambia that has to stop the export of rosewood ... The Gambia's current government has also banned the export of pterocarpus erinaceus.
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Andersen Global Enters Key Market in The Gambia

Odessa American 23 Jun 2020
“This collaboration reflects our commitment to providing high-caliber legal services to private as well as corporate and commercial clients, and our willingness to serve their interests not only in the West African sub-region but throughout the international business community ... AFRICA GAMBIA TURKEY UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA EUROPE CALIFORNIA.
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