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Rohingya genocide continues unabated as Myanmar ignores the “World Court’s” provisional measures

The Myanmar authorities have done nothing to improve the lives of Rohingya trapped in Rakhine State where they continue to live under an oppressive and genocidal regime, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said in a new briefing released today. The briefing shines a light on how Myanmar has failed to comply with provisional measures …

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BROUK responds to International Development Committee report on Rohingya

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For immediate release: 22nd May 2020 International Development Committee’s “Humanitarian Crises monitoring: the Rohingya: report recommendations: Bangladesh: The UK Government must continue to support the displaced Rohingya living in camps in Cox’s Bazar and should encourage other donors to contribute to the US$877 million required to fund the …

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European Burma Network calls on EU to strengthen its commitment to human rights in Burma

As the European Union (EU) approaches the renewal of the Common Position on Burma in April, members of the European Burma Network (EBN) are calling on the EU to strengthen its commitment to human rights in Burma. Mass atrocity crimes have been committed against the Rohingya and other minorities across the country. Armed conflicts continue …

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Myanmar Investigation Tries to “Sweep the Rohingya Genocide Under the Carpet”

Myanmar’s deeply flawed investigation into human rights abuses in Rakhine State is another attempt to whitewash the Tatmadaw’ s brutal violence against the Rohingya, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said. The Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE) today announced that its investigation into the Tatmadaw’ s “clearance operation” in 2017 found evidence of “war crimes” …

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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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Argentinean courts urged to prosecute senior Myanmar military and government officials for the Rohingya genocide

Argentinean courts urged to prosecute senior Myanmar military and government officials for the Rohingya genocideEmbargoed until 13th November 10:00 am Argentina time ● Argentinean courts petitioned to open criminal investigation into Myanmar’s brutal crimes against the Rohingya● Legal case says Aung San Suu Kyi must be investigated for complicity in the ongoing genocide● Universal jurisdiction means …

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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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