The Hague & Baalbek

Dec 18, 201931 minutes


Eliza had the privilege of being at The Hague last week for the Gambia's genocide case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice.

Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi lead Myanmar's defence and argued that no genocide was committed against the Rohingya muslim community. She said any crimes committed during the 2017 "clearance operations" should be tried at home, rather abroad.

Eliza joined a group of Rohingya survivors at The Hague, who now live in the camps in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh.

When Eliza returned to Lebanon she went to the Roman ruins at Baalbek for the final bookclub of the year. The verdict: Baalbek is a must see!

Geraldine is having a lovely, social wind-down to Christmas.

Stay tuned for the "Best of 2019" podcast which will drop just before Christmas Day.

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The Daily: Elizabeth Warren https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/13/podcasts/the-daily/elizabeth-warren.html

ABC Rear Vision – Nancy Pelosi https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/rearvision/nancy-pelosi/11659016

The Minefield – Is literary fiction worth it for the moral life? https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/theminefield/is-literary-fiction-necessary-for-the-moral-life/10960904

Packer Boys - The Belvoir https://belvoir.com.au/productions/packer-and-sons/



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