Foley Hoag Counsel M. Arsalan Suleman to Speak at Harvard Law School on the ICJ Genocide Case Against Myanmar

February 21, 2020

Foley Hoag LLP counsel M. Arsalan Suleman will be a featured speaker at a discussion on “The International Court of Justice Case on Genocide in Myanmar,” taking place at Harvard Law School on February 25, 2020.

Foley Hoag helped the Republic of The Gambia secure a unanimous and binding Order from the International Court of Justice (ICJ), issued on January 23, 2020, to prevent further acts of genocide from occurring against the Rohingya group in Myanmar and to preserve evidence of the crime of genocide. Suleman, who is part of the Foley Hoag legal team representing The Gambia, will discuss the case and the current situation in Myanmar.

Suleman is a member of Foley Hoag's International Litigation & Arbitration Department. He primarily advises sovereign States and State-owned companies in North Africa, the Middle East, and Central, South and Southeast Asia.

The event is hosted by the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program and co-sponsored by the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World, the Harvard Human Rights Journal, the Armed Conflict and Civilian Protection Initiative, the Program on International Law and Armed Conflict, HLS Advocates for Human Rights, the Carr Center for Human Rights and the Harvard University Asia Center.

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