2019 PRESS RELEASE

International Rohingya Youth Conference Statement

Rohingya Youth Call on the International Community to Act at Landmark Conference Young Rohingya people and other ethnic minority activists have come together at a landmark conference to demand justice and an end to human rights violations in Myanmar, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) announced today. The first-ever International Rohingya Youth Conference was held …

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No repatriation without full citizenship, rights and justice

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are once again living in fear that they will be forced to return to Burma despite The Burmese government had taken no genuine steps to ensure safe return. “The international community keep saying that there must be safe, voluntary and dignified return, but are doing nothing to pressure Aung San Suu …

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Don’t Do Business with Genocide – BROUK Calls for Sanctions on Burmese Military Companies

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today welcomed the report from the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Burmese military interests. We call on all governments around the world to support their recommendations, including sanctions on Burmese military companies. “International companies doing business with the military are helping to pay for the genocide against us”, said …

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MR. TUN KHIN PRESIDENT OF THE BURMESE ROHINGYA ORGANISATION UK STATEMENT TO THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL’S 40TH SESSION GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

Mr. President, Madam Special Rapporteur, Your Excellence’s, As a Rohingya, I would like to begin by thanking the Special Rapporteur for her tireless work. It is important the Special Rapporteur’s mandate is extended and that Myanmar stops standing in the way of the very mandate this Council has given her. Today I have four messages for the …

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Reuters’ journalists appeal verdict a blow to freedom of expression

The decision by a Myanmar high court to reject the appeal of two Reuter’s journalists is a blow to freedom of expression and shows how the authorities are determined to bury the truth about atrocities against Rohingya, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today. Yesterday, on 11 January 2019, the Yangon High Court ruled that …

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