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Myanmar: Leaked memo shows Myanmar Military desperate to hide from justice

A leaked memo shows how the Myanmar military is desperately trying to hide from international scrutiny of its atrocity crimes against the Rohingya and other people in Myanmar, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today. A memo from a senior official in the Myanmar military, issued on 6 January 2022 but made public this …

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BROUK President highlights Tatmadaw crimes as genocide trial opens

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The opening testimony in the first-ever universal jurisdiction case on the Rohingya genocide highlighted vicious abuses by the Tatmadaw (the Myanmar military), including widespread sexual violence, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said. Tun Khin, President of BROUK, today took the stand at the Federal Court in Buenos …

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BROUK President’s testimony opens Rohingya genocide case in Argentina

Media Release From Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK Tun Khin, the President of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK, will testify in an Argentinian court this Thursday 16 December, marking the start of a historic legal case on the Rohingya genocide. In November, the Argentinian judiciary decided to open a court case against the Myanmar military over …

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Historic decision by Argentinian courts to take up genocide case against Myanmar

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Argentinian judiciary has taken the historic step to open a court case against the Myanmar military – including Min Aung Hlaing and much of the current junta’s senior leadership – over the ongoing genocide against the Rohingya, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today. On the …

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Rohingya genocide continues as Myanmar military defies ICJ order – New Briefing

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today publishes a new report, ‘Ongoing Rohingya genocide: Myanmar military defies provisional measures ordered by International Court of Justice’, which finds that genocidal acts continue to be perpetrated against the Rohingya by the Myanmar military. The briefing is available via this link: https://www.brouk.org.uk/new-briefing-ongoing-rohingya-genocide-myanmar-military-defies-provisional-measures-ordered-by-international-court-of-justice/ …

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“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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