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UN SECRETARY-GENERAL MUST ACT REGARDING INCREASING REPRESSION OF RELIGIOUS MINORITIES

The undersigned organisations raise serious concerns about violations of freedom of religion or belief in Burma/Myanmar, which have increased significantly since the military illegally seized power on 1 February 2021. We call on United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to personally lead high-level efforts to address this growing crisis. We have seen in the recent past …

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Probe into the gruesome killing of refugee leader Mohammed Mohibullah demanded

JOINT STATEMENT We are extremely saddened and shocked at the killing of Mr Mohammed Mohibullah, President of the Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), on 29th September 2021, by a group of gunmen in his office in the world’s largest refugee camp at Kutupalong, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Mohibullah was a notable refugee …

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Inching Closer to a Historic Universal Jurisdiction Case in Argentina on the Rohingya Genocide

[Article by Tun Khin, President of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK and Tomás Ojea Quintana, former UN Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar.] On 18 August, in a court in downtown Buenos Aires, Argentina, six women made history in the Rohingyas’ long struggle for justice. For the first time anywhere in the …

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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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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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