BROUK PRESS RELEASES

“We need justice from Argentina Court” – Women Rohingya genocide survivors get their day in court

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For Immediate Release: 18th August 2021 In a historic development for Myanmar, Rohingya women described in a court of law, under the aegis of universal jurisdiction, how the Myanmar military carried out a brutal massacre in their village. Speaking remotely to the Federal Criminal Appeals Court in Bueno …

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Rohingya genocide survivors will get historic day in court

Media release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For Immediate release: 16th August 2021 Rohingya genocide survivors will this week for the first time be able to share their stories in a court of law anywhere in the world, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said ahead of a historic hearing in Argentina. Rohingya victims of …

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Myanmar Military denies Rohingya COVID-19 vaccinations: “This confirms the ongoing genocide”

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For Immediate Release: 12th August 2021 The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) condemns the Myanmar junta’s plans to deliberately withhold COVID-19 vaccinations from some 130,000 Rohingya forced to live in crowded camps in and around Sittwe, the main city in Rakhine state. A Reuters report quotes a junta-appointed …

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Burma Covid Crisis – Urgent International Response Needed

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For Immediate Release: 28th July  2021 Burma Covid Crisis – Urgent International Response Needed Burma Rohingya Organisation UK today called for a much faster and larger international response to the Covid crisis currently afflicting Myanmar. The whole country is suffering under a new widespread wave of Covid, with …

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BROUK Welcomes British Parliament Report Calling for End of Myanmar Military’s Impunity

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For Immediate Release: 16th July 2021 The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today welcomes the report The UK government’s response to the Myanmar crisis published by the Foreign Affairs Committee in the British Parliament. We join with the committee’s calls for justice and accountability, a global arms embargo, …

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BROUK welcomes new round of sanctions by EU and UK

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For Immediate Release: 22nd June 2021 BROUK welcomes new sanctions announced by the EU and the UK on the 21st June, targeting more financial interests of the Myanmar military as well as individuals with links to the military dictatorship. “It is of outmost importance that the international community …

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New briefing uncovers how Rohingya genocide continues after Myanmar military coup

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For immediate release: 24th May The genocide against Rohingya shows no sign of abating in Myanmar, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said in a new briefing today, timed to coincide with Myanmar’s duty to report to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on how it is preventing …

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BROUK ‘dismayed’ over British aid cuts to Rohingya refugees

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) For Immediate Release: 20th May 2021 The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today voiced dismay over cuts in British government aid to Rohingya refugees. The cuts were announced as international donors pledged $340 million in support of Rohingya refugees and the host communities in Bangladesh for the …

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New briefing highlights how a democratic Myanmar is impossible without justice

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK Myanmar’s National Unity Government (NUG) and the international community must put justice for atrocity crimes at the centre of all efforts to restore democracy following the military coup, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said. In a new briefing released today, BROUK sets out the paths available to …

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ASEAN: Last chance to prove it can save Myanmar from disaster

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK Southeast Asian leaders must unite to push the Myanmar junta to end horrific abuses against ordinary people and ensure it does not recognise the military as the country’s legitimate rulers, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is holding a …

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