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Professor Philippe Sands QC interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s about Myanmar genocide charges

10 December 2019

Professor Sands was interviewed on the Today programme, commenting on the Myanmar genocide hearings at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Philippe Sands

Professor Philippe Sands QC, Professor of Law at UCL Laws, spoke on BBC Radio 4 about the Myanmar genocide hearings, which began today.

Aung San Suu Kyi (leader of Myanmar) will defend her country against charges of genocide at the ICJ in The Hague. The case has been brought by the Gambia, on behalf of dozens of other Muslim countries. Professor Sands is counsel for the Gambia.

Listen to the episode now (begins at approximately 2:41:22).