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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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Myanmar’s Approach to Coronavirus is Putting Lives at Risk

The government of Myanmar is putting lives at risk, including tens of thousands of Rohingya people trapped in camps in Rakhine State, by turning a blind eye to the threat of coronavirus, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today. Although Southeast Asia is among the regions in the world most affected by the COVID-19 …

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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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Statement of gratitude to The Maldives

The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK expresses its sincere gratitude to the government of the Maldives for joining the genocide case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).  The Maldives has announced it has hired the high profile lawyer Amal Clooney to file a written declaration of intervention at the ICJ.  The Gambia last …

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