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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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UN Security Council Barriers are no Excuse for International Inaction on Myanmar

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK On 1 April, BROUK hosted five esteemed panelist as part of an online event to discuss international action on the coup in Myanmar. Thin Lei Win moderated the event as more than 400 attendees joined to hear Dr. Sasa, Thomas Andrews, Naomi Kikoler, and Matthew Smith, and BROUK …

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UK and US Sanctions against Tatmadaw Set the Stage for Assertive International Response to the Coup

Press release BROUK welcomes the simultaneous decision on 25 March by the UK and US in direct sanctions against the Tatmadaw’s economic interests, chiefly the Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited (MEHL) and the Myanmar Economic Corporation (MEC). These military-owned conglomerates have been major sources of income for the Burmese military, enabling its human rights violations and …

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Rohingya Survivors of Refugee Camp Fire Require Urgent Assistance

In 2017 more than 700,000 Rohingya fled genocide at the hands of the Myanmar military. Our community arrived in Bangladesh to live in crowded and often unsafe refugee camps. On March 22nd a fire ripped through Balukhali refugee camp killing at least 15, injuring at least 550, and displacing at least 45,000 refugees. 440 people …

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Death Toll Rises as the International Community Fails to Act in Myanmar

Since the military coup at the beginning of February 2021, at least 193 peaceful protesters were murdered as part of a terror campaign by the military to force the people of Myanmar to accept military rule. “With violence escalating against the people of Myanmar our question is, how many more dead bodies will there be …

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Japan must rethink its Myanmar policy

As Myanmar’s military cracks down on innocent civilians, it is showing the world its true colors. The Tatmadaw (military) is a dictatorial force committed to oppression, exploitation and the silencing of dissent. Now is the time for countries around the world to defend Myanmar’s democracy — and Japan has an important opportunity to lead the …

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The world must act now to stop the brutality of Myanmar’s junta

The army’s power grab is not only destroying democracy, it may also lead to another onslaught against the Rohingya, writes our President Tun Khin in this article for Aljazeera. The streets of Myanmar are covered in blood – again. On March 3, the military which seized power more than one month ago dropped any pretence …

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