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Junta issues order to ignore notifications from international courts

Myanmar’s military junta has ordered its staff not to receive any notifications issued by international courts seeking to prosecute junta leaders, a leaked official order has revealed.

The order, issued on Monday, tells staff not to accept any letter sent by the International Criminal Court (ICC) or the Argentinian Federal Court, both of which have opened cases against regime leaders for genocide and other major crimes against humanity.

In a memo regarding the order, Tun Tun Oo, a former general appointed by the regime to serve as Myanmar’s chief justice, instructed all members of the judiciary to ignore any warrant or summons sent by the courts.

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