A genocide case on Human Rights Day: the Gambia v Myanmar before the International Court of Justice

10 December 2019
by: 
Wim Muller in Law

Today, on Human Rights Day, the Peace Palace in The Hague will be the venue of the somewhat ironic spectacle of a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and global icon of human rights leading her country’s defence against allegations of genocide, the most serious violation of human rights possible.

Wim Muller

Wim Muller is Assistant Professor of Public International Law. He joined Maastricht University in 2015. He has worked at the universities of Manchester, Essex, Leiden, and Amsterdam and for the Bosnian delegation to the International Court of Justice. He is a Doctor of Laws of the European University (2013), where he researched the Chinese approach and practice of public international law.


His teaching and research interests include public international law, the law of armed conflict, human rights, international criminal law, international dispute settlement, and the politics of international law, especially regional approaches to international law.