William Schabas, a Canadian attorney defending Myanmar against genocide charges. Photo: ReutersWilliam Schabas, a Canadian attorney defending Myanmar against genocide charges. Photo: Reuters
William Schabas, a Canadian attorney defending Myanmar against genocide charges. Photo: Reuters

Was Myanmar’s lawyer caught on tape calling crimes against Rohingya Muslims genocide?

  • Canadian lawyer William Schabas appeared in a documentary in 2013 seemingly describing the crimes against the Rohingya genocide
  • But this week he stood alongside Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the Hague and denied any such crime had taken place

Topic |   Myanmar
William Schabas, a Canadian attorney defending Myanmar against genocide charges. Photo: ReutersWilliam Schabas, a Canadian attorney defending Myanmar against genocide charges. Photo: Reuters
William Schabas, a Canadian attorney defending Myanmar against genocide charges. Photo: Reuters
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