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BROUK welcomes decision by ICJ – British government must now join the case

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today welcomed the decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to reject all preliminary objections by Burma to the case brought by the Gambia that Burma broke the genocide convention. This means that the case can finally continue. “This decision is …

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BROUK Briefing – ‘Slow death’: ten years confined to camps for 130,000 Rohingya in Myanmar

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) In its new briefing, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) provides evidence that the genocidal act known as ‘slow death’ continues to be perpetrated against the Rohingya by the military regime. This act of genocide involves deliberately inflicting conditions of life calculated to bring about the physical …

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BROUK urges Malaysia to allow independent investigation into Rohingya refugee incident

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) Malaysian authorities must conduct a transparent inquiry and allow independent observers to conduct interviews and inspect detention facilities, after more than 500 Rohingya refugees reportedly fled a temporary immigration centre in Penang, leading to the deaths of some of those fleeing, said the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK …

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Civil Society Organizations welcome US determination of genocide against Rohingya: Myanmar military leadership must be prosecuted

Joint Statement by 357 Civil Society Organisations Though it comes far too late, the decision of the US government to finally formally determine that the violence perpetrated by the Myanmar military against the Rohingya in 2017 in Rakhine State amounts to genocide and crimes against humanity is welcomed by 357 Myanmar CSOs and regional and …

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BROUK welcomes new sanctions on Myanmar military by US, UK and Canada

Media release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today welcomed a fresh round of sanctions against Myanmar military leaders, military-affiliated cronies and businesses, as well as a military unit, by the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. The announcement came ahead of Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day, on March 27. The …

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BROUK Welcomes US Rohingya Genocide Determination

The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) welcomes today’s determination by the United States’ Department of State that genocide has been committed against the Rohingya people. “The US determination of the crime of genocide against us is a momentous moment and must lead to concrete action to hold the Burmese military accountable for their crimes,” said …

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Argentinian judiciary asks Facebook to clarify role in Rohingya genocide

Media release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Argentinian judiciary has asked the social media giant Facebook to clarify its role in fuelling the ongoing genocide against the Rohingya people and to share evidence crucial to holding the Myanmar military to account, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today. In an order issued on …

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BROUK welcomes fresh EU sanctions on Myanmar military, cronies

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today welcomed a new round of sanctions by the European Union, which includes sanctions on the Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) and Mining Enterprise 1 (ME 1). Today’s sanctions announced by the EU, the fourth since the military’s coup in February …

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Civil Society organizations reject UN Special Envoy’s proposal of “power sharing”

Raise alarm at her misinterpretation that the “military are in control” 247 civil society organizations reject UN Special Envoy, Dr Noeleen Heyzer’s, proposal that those defying the military must negotiate a power sharing as a solution to the current political, human rights and humanitarian crisis created by the terrorist military junta. In an interview with Channel News …

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BROUK welcomes new sanctions on eve of Burma coup anniversary

For Immediate Release The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today welcomed new sanctions on the Burmese military by the UK, US and Canada. The sanctions were announced on the eve of the one year anniversary of the military coup in Burma on February 1, 2021.  “The UK, US and Canada are showing international leadership by …

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