Professor Sterio Speaks about the International Criminal Court and about the Rohingya Genocide

Professor Milena Sterio participated as a panelist in an event titled “Sanctions Against the International Criminal Court: Constitutional and International Law Issues” on Jan. 27.  The event was co-sponsored by the American Branch of the International Law Association – ICC Committee, the AALS National Security Law Section, and the American Society of International Law. 

This panel discussion focused on sanctions imposed by the U.S. government against the ICC. Professor Sterio, as well as another panelist, Professor Leila Sadat, Washington University School of Law, are plaintiffs in two different law suits against the U.S. government, challenging the constitutionality of the sanctions regime.

On January 29, Professor Milena Sterio moderated an expert roundtable discussion on the “Rohingya Genocide.”  The discussion was organized by the Public International Law and Policy Group, a prominent Washington, D.C.-based NGO. Panelists discussed legal issues surrounding the atrocities committed against the Rohingya minority group by Myanmar armed forces, and whether these atrocities constituted genocide.

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