Members of the media may directly contact the following expert(s):
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section. Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC)
Professor Packer has been involved with high-level meetings and field visits to Rohingya refugee camps along the border with Myanmar in his capacity as Special Adviser to the World Refugee Council on the situation in Bangladesh and Myanmar. He has been involved with the situation of the Rohingya since 1992.
Professor Packer can comment on this specific development and its implications, including for the International Court of Justice case to which Canada just announced its intention to intervene.
He can also comment more broadly, including on the situation in Rakhine and the so-called transition in Myanmar (with upcoming elections) on Myanmar-Bangladesh relations, sub-regional/ASEAN relations, and implications for the upcoming UN General Assembly.