Abdul Ghafur Hamid


Prof. Dr. Abdul Ghafur Hamid is Professor of international law at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). His research interest includes public international law, international law of the sea, international criminal law, and human rights and humanitarian law. He is a life member of the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA), a Member of the Asian Society of International Law, and an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of East Asia and International Law. He has recently published the 4th edition of his seminal work: “Public International Law: A Practical Approach” by Sweet & Maxwell Asia.

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Security Council Resolution 2669 (2022) on the Situation in Myanmar: Too Little, Too Late?

On December 21, 2022, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2669 (2022) on the situation in Myanmar with a vote of 12 in favour to none against, and 3 abstentions (China, India, and the Russian Federation). The Council “demands an immediate end to all forms of violence throughout the country.” It “urges the Myanmar military to immediately…

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