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Declaration by the Diverse and United Communities of Arakan

Participants from Rakhine, Muslim (Rohingya), and other minority communities have held a series of meetings since October 2020. All communities have expressed consent and reached the following consensus: Whereas all our diverse communities confirm that we are united and belong to the Fatherland of Arakan, we agree to the importance of peaceful coexistence and the …

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Rohingyas, as victims of genocide, urge UK Members of Parliament to vote for Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill on Tuesday

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For immediate release: 17th January 2021 Ever since the Burma Army’s military offensive against Rohingya civilians in 2016, and its more systematic, widespread and egregious campaign in 2017, experts around the world have called for recognition of the genocide against the Rohingya people. The Gambia is pursuing a …

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UK government should act on call of more than 100 Parliamentarians to end Rohingya genocide

The UK government must immediately put its full support behind international justice efforts to end the genocide against the Rohingya in Myanmar, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today after more than 100 Parliamentarians called on the government to take action. In an open letter to UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab today, 104 UK …

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Joint Statement: the British government must join ICJ Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar

Joint Statement                                                                            Date:11th December 2020 We, the undersigned Rohingya organisations, are calling on the British government to urgently join the genocide case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. It is now clear that the Myanmar government has no intention of following the Provisional Measures set out by …

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International Action Needed On Myanmar’s Non-Compliance with ICJ Provisional Measures

Myanmar’s genocide against the Rohingya is continuing unabated, based on evidence in a new report by the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today. The international community urgently needs to do more to stop the genocide, as Myanmar ignores the provisional measures set by the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Today, Myanmar is due to report …

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International Acceptance of Rohingya Disenfranchisement Encourages Further Abuses

For Immediate Release 6th November 2020 Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) is concerned that the lack of international condemnation of the disenfranchisement of the Rohingya in Sunday’s election will encourage further human rights violations against the Rohingya people. Not only has the international community been largely silent about the fact that Rohingya have been disenfranchised …

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Myanmar Army Trying to Incite Violence Between Rohingya and Rakhine

Joint statementDate:  31st October 2020 We, the undersigned Rohingya organisations, are increasingly worried about the propaganda war being stepped up by the Myanmar Army, the Tatmadaw, in Rakhine State and online. The Tatmadaw is trying to instigate more conflicts between Rohingya and Rakhine people, and destroying peaceful co-existence. During the last week, disturbing developments such …

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Rohingya groups stand in Solidarity with Rakhine people suffering from Burmese military crimes

We, the undersigned groups from the Worldwide Rohingya Organisation, express our deepest sympathies with our Rakhine brothers and sisters who are suffering from abuses by the Tatmadaw (Myanmar military). During the escalating conflict in Rakhine State, the Myanmar military has killed, injured and arbitrarily arrested Rakhine civilians, subjecting them to the similarly brutal tactics that …

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Historic decision by the Netherlands and Canada to support Rohingya genocide case

The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK welcomes the strong moral leadership shown by the Netherlands and Canada. Earlier today, both countries announced their intention to intervene on behalf of The Gambia’s case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice. This historic decision will further the cause of justice for Rohingya victims and survivors of the …

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Genocide anniversary a reminder of the ongoing genocide against Rohingya

The world must not forget about the ongoing genocide against the Rohingya people, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today on the anniversary of the start of vicious military-led violence in Rakhine State. Exactly three years ago, on 25 August 2017, the Tatmadaw (the Myanmar military) and its proxies launched a brutal campaign in …

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