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Argentinean judiciary moves closer to opening case against Myanmar over Rohingya genocide

An Argentinean court has moved one step closer to opening a historic investigation against Myanmar’s military and civilian leadership over the genocide against the Rohingya people, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said. A court in Buenos Aires on Friday overturned a previous decision not to pursue a case against State Counsellor Aung San Suu …

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Bangladesh must lift internet restrictions after first Coronavirus case in Rohingya refugee camps

The Bangladeshi authorities must immediately end the internet blackout in camps housing hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees after the first Coronavirus cases were confirmed there today, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said. Health officials in Cox’s Bazar today confirmed that two Rohingya refugees have been placed in isolation today having tested positive for …

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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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Rohingya Activist Urges US to Ramp Up Pressure on Myanmar

The United States should increase pressure on Myanmar to end persecution of ethnic minorities and restore the citizenship rights of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims driven from that country by government-sanctioned violence, said a Rohingya political activist visiting Washington last week. Tun Khin, president of the London-based Myanmar Rohingya Association UK, lauded the U.S. government as “a …

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The Berlin Call for Rohingyas’ Protected Return to Protected Homeland

At the Berlin Conference on Myanmar Genocide held at the Jewish Museum today the participating scholars, activists and concerned citizens issue the following call: We are gravely concerned about Myanmar’s still unfolding atrocity crimes, with signs of genocide mounting, against the Rohingya people, including undeniable ethnic cleansing on a massive scale with destruction of hundreds of Rohingya villages as the …

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