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United Nations Human Rights Council Must Take Action to Support Human Rights in Myanmar

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK calls on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) to take a strong stand against human rights abuses in Myanmar and condemn the military coup in the strongest possible language. Today, the HRC is meeting to discuss human rights abuses committed by the Myanmar military against the people of Myanmar, including …

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UN Human Rights Council Myanmar Review: Recommendations Must Be Enforced

Myanmar’s human rights record will today be scrutinised by other UN Member States under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The unique mechanism aims to improve the human rights situation on the ground of each of the 193 UN Member States. It is widely expected that Myanmar …

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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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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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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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Donors must end support to Myanmar’s racist election commission

The international community must pressure Myanmar to end the blatant discrimination that is excluding Rohingya candidates from standing in the upcoming general elections, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today. At least six candidates from Rohingya-led political parties have been disqualified from standing in the elections just in the last week. Rohingya in Myanmar …

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