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BROUK welcomes decision by ICJ – British government must now join the case

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today welcomed the decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to reject all preliminary objections by Burma to the case brought by the Gambia that Burma broke the genocide convention. This means that the case can finally continue. “This decision is …

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Tun Khin speaking at UN Human Rights Council

Today, BROUK President Tun Khin spoke at the Human Rights Council in Geneva. He highlighted the connection between the impunity for the genocide against the Rohingya and the military coup, calling for justice for the military’s atrocities against all people of Burma. “Root causes of violence and discrimination against the Rohingya has been aggrevated by …

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BROUK Briefing – ‘Slow death’: ten years confined to camps for 130,000 Rohingya in Myanmar

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) In its new briefing, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) provides evidence that the genocidal act known as ‘slow death’ continues to be perpetrated against the Rohingya by the military regime. This act of genocide involves deliberately inflicting conditions of life calculated to bring about the physical …

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New Briefing: ‘Slow death’: ten years confined to camps for 130,000 Rohingya in Myanmar

BROUK is publishing another report on the Myanmar military junta’s continuing failure to comply with the provisional measures set out by the International Court of Justice (ICJ). More than two years have passed since the ICJ ordered Myanmar to ‘take all measures within its power’ to prevent irreparable harm against the Rohingya in its provisional …

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BROUK urges Malaysia to allow independent investigation into Rohingya refugee incident

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) Malaysian authorities must conduct a transparent inquiry and allow independent observers to conduct interviews and inspect detention facilities, after more than 500 Rohingya refugees reportedly fled a temporary immigration centre in Penang, leading to the deaths of some of those fleeing, said the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK …

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Civil Society Organizations welcome US determination of genocide against Rohingya: Myanmar military leadership must be prosecuted

Joint Statement by 357 Civil Society Organisations Though it comes far too late, the decision of the US government to finally formally determine that the violence perpetrated by the Myanmar military against the Rohingya in 2017 in Rakhine State amounts to genocide and crimes against humanity is welcomed by 357 Myanmar CSOs and regional and …

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BROUK welcomes new sanctions on Myanmar military by US, UK and Canada

Media release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today welcomed a fresh round of sanctions against Myanmar military leaders, military-affiliated cronies and businesses, as well as a military unit, by the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. The announcement came ahead of Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day, on March 27. The …

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BROUK Welcomes US Rohingya Genocide Determination

The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) welcomes today’s determination by the United States’ Department of State that genocide has been committed against the Rohingya people. “The US determination of the crime of genocide against us is a momentous moment and must lead to concrete action to hold the Burmese military accountable for their crimes,” said …

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Argentinian judiciary asks Facebook to clarify role in Rohingya genocide

Media release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Argentinian judiciary has asked the social media giant Facebook to clarify its role in fuelling the ongoing genocide against the Rohingya people and to share evidence crucial to holding the Myanmar military to account, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today. In an order issued on …

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