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United Nations Human Rights Council Must Take Action to Support Human Rights in Myanmar

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK calls on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) to take a strong stand against human rights abuses in Myanmar and condemn the military coup in the strongest possible language. Today, the HRC is meeting to discuss human rights abuses committed by the Myanmar military against the people of Myanmar, including …

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UN Human Rights Council Myanmar Review: Recommendations Must Be Enforced

Myanmar’s human rights record will today be scrutinised by other UN Member States under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The unique mechanism aims to improve the human rights situation on the ground of each of the 193 UN Member States. It is widely expected that Myanmar …

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Declaration by the Diverse and United Communities of Arakan

Participants from Rakhine, Muslim (Rohingya), and other minority communities have held a series of meetings since October 2020. All communities have expressed consent and reached the following consensus: Whereas all our diverse communities confirm that we are united and belong to the Fatherland of Arakan, we agree to the importance of peaceful coexistence and the …

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Rohingyas, as victims of genocide, urge UK Members of Parliament to vote for Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill on Tuesday

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For immediate release: 17th January 2021 Ever since the Burma Army’s military offensive against Rohingya civilians in 2016, and its more systematic, widespread and egregious campaign in 2017, experts around the world have called for recognition of the genocide against the Rohingya people. The Gambia is pursuing a …

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UK government should act on call of more than 100 Parliamentarians to end Rohingya genocide

The UK government must immediately put its full support behind international justice efforts to end the genocide against the Rohingya in Myanmar, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today after more than 100 Parliamentarians called on the government to take action. In an open letter to UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab today, 104 UK …

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Joint Statement: the British government must join ICJ Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar

Joint Statement                                                                            Date:11th December 2020 We, the undersigned Rohingya organisations, are calling on the British government to urgently join the genocide case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. It is now clear that the Myanmar government has no intention of following the Provisional Measures set out by …

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Genocide anniversary a reminder of the ongoing genocide against Rohingya

The world must not forget about the ongoing genocide against the Rohingya people, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today on the anniversary of the start of vicious military-led violence in Rakhine State. Exactly three years ago, on 25 August 2017, the Tatmadaw (the Myanmar military) and its proxies launched a brutal campaign in …

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ASEAN’s shameful silence on the Rohingya genocide continues

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UKFor Immediate Release: 26th June 2020 Southeast Asian leaders have again shamefully failed to address the ongoing genocide against the Rohingya in Myanmar, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit concluded. Regional heads of state gathered today for the 36th …

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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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