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Dhaka uses confidential mode of submission to ICC

ANI  |  Dhaka [Bangladesh] 

opted for a confidential mode of submission to the (ICC) on the Rohingya refugees problem.

Bangladeshi Sheikh is keen to seek a to the issue.

As per Tribune, responded to the request of the ICC to reach a to this ongoing crisis.

Being one of the state parties to the Rome Statute, is obliged to follow the court's requests and suggestions.

The government has been asked to address their nationality problem if they are looking for a permanent solution to the Rohingya crisis.

The Chamber wanted Bangladesh to submit written observations, either publicly or confidentially, on the three specific matters- the circumstances surrounding the Rohingyas in Bangladesh, the possibility of the Court's exercise of territorial jurisdiction over the alleged deportation of members of the from into Bangladesh, and any other matter in connection with the prosecutor's request that would assist the Chamber.

Bangladesh's M Shahriar Alam said the government has provided all the required information to the ICC.

Recently, Bangladesh came to for consultations. He handed over a copy of the observations to the court.

ICC received Bangladesh's observations and the hearing on the matter will be held on June 20.

Rohingyas are a Muslim minority ethnic group in Myanmar, who are considered as illegal immigrants as opposed to citizens of the country.

Due to a surge in violence in western last year, over 700,000 Rohingyas fled the country to escape the military's action. Presently, they are languishing in Bangladeshi refugee camps.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 15:30 IST
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