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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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NEW BRIEFING: Ongoing Rohingya genocide – Myanmar military defies provisional measures ordered by International Court of Justice

Today, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK published a new briefing, showing how the military junta keeps defing the provisional measures orded by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) almost two years ago. The court ordered Myanmar to ‘take all measures within its power’ to prevent irreparable harm against the Rohingya in its provisional measures order. …

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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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Rohingya cautions UN Security Council over Chin Crisis – Do Not Repeat Mistake in Failing to Act

Joint Statement We undersigned Rohingya community organisations today joined forces in calling on members of the United Nations Security Council not to repeat the mistakes it made in failing to act on warnings of an impending military offensive against the Rohingya in 2017. The Burmese military has been carrying out an increased number of indiscriminate …

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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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