Diana Constantinide, a member of Church Court Chambers International Criminal and Human Rights team, has been invited by the University of Lausanne (European Lawyers Students’ Association Lausanne branch) to speak about the Myanmar situation along with Mr Alain Bovard, the Advocacy Officer of Amnesty International at the Swiss section.

‘Myanmar human right violation: junction between a lawyer and an activist’s perspective’ was the title of the conference. Mr Bovard referred to the history of Myanmar, the pursuit of amnesty’s international goal and the naming senior military officers responsible for the crimes against humanity. The list of perpetrators, as named by Amnesty International, can be found here.

Diana Constantinide spoke about the steps towards accountability for the atrocities in Myanmar and discussed the statement of ICC prosecutor, Mrs Fatou Bensouda, on opening a preliminary examination concerning the alleged deportation of the Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh dated 18th September 2018.

Diana Constantinide is available to be instructed in international law matters.