In Australia, persons can be prosecuted under the principal of universal jurisdiction. This is when a national court recognizes serious crimes against international law. On Friday, a team of highly respected Australian human rights attorneys filed a private prosecution application to the Melbourne magistrates’ courts against Aung San Suu Kyi, who is currently in Australia, attending the ASEAN Australia special summit.
A response to the application should be revealed next week, however cannot be processed without the consent of the attorney general, Christian Porter. The legal team has commented on the implementation of the prosecution due to the de-facto Myanmar government leader failing to use her position of authority to condemn the national Myanmar security force from committing genocide of the Rohingya people.
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A spokesperson for the Australian legal team acknowledges the difficulty of prosecuting a foreign leader under universal jurisdiction prosecution. There may be conflict of whether she is protected with immunity.
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