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Ensure justice for Rohingya, end military’s impunity for genocide

Restore Rohingya’s citizenship and rights, coordinate support for refugees Marking the sixth-year remembrance of the Rohingya genocide in 2017, 356 civil society organizations reaffirm our solidarity with the Rohingya community in the pursuit of justice and accountability for victims and survivors, call for an end to impunity of grave crimes perpetrated by the Myanmar military, …

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Rohingya leading the way on justice for genocide – but we need the support of the international community

Media release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) Friday 25 August marks the sixth year since the Burmese military launched a full-scale attack on Rohingya in Rakhine state, killing and raping thousands, including children, and forcing close to 800,000 Rohingya to flee across the border to Bangladesh. Rohingya are leading the way to secure justice …

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New Report: Preventable deaths in Cyclone Mocha and the Rohingya genocide

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today published its latest report ‘Preventable deaths in Cyclone Mocha and the Rohingya genocide’, on the Burmese junta’s continued defiance of the provisional measures ordered by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Gambia’s genocide case against Myanmar. The order is aimed …

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Devastation after Cyclone Mocha in Thae Chaung IDP camp.

At least 400 Rohingya feared dead in IDP camps – humanitarian aid urgently needed

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) has been told by multiple sources that at least 400 Rohingya have been killed by Cyclone Mocha in camps for Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in and around Sittwe, Rakhine State, Burma. BROUK fears that the number of dead could increase significantly as …

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UN Secretary-General: intervene in Rohingya repatriation ‘pilot project’ and investigate UNHCR and WFP’s involvement

Joint Statement The undersigned 201 civil society organizations strongly condemn UN’s participation in the so-called ‘pilot project’ to repatriate Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar. The undersigned organizations are appalled by the UN’s clandestine participation and involvement in facilitating a visit of Myanmar military junta to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. The UN agencies that were involved in …

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Food cuts in Bangladesh will have “devastating consequences” for Rohingya refugees

Media Release from the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) The UN’s plans to alarmingly cut food aid in camps in Bangladesh shows that the international community must prioritise funding to vulnerable Rohingya refugees, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today. The World Food Program (WFP) this week announced it will cut food rations to …

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New Filing in Argentinian Genocide Case Against Myanmar Military Presents Recommendations for Treatment of Sexual Violence Victims

Media Release from the Global Justice Center and Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Global Justice Center and the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) today submitted recommendations to the Argentinian judiciary in a case brought against Myanmar military leaders for the genocide of the Rohingya. The case was filed by BROUK and launched by the Second Chamber of the Federal …

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Aceh rescue of Rohingya refugees must be a wakeup call to the world

Media Release From Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The international community must follow the lead of the people of Indonesia’s Aceh province, where hundreds of starved and desperate Rohingya were rescued in recent days after being stranded at sea for weeks, said the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK). A boat carrying some 180 Rohingya men, women and children washed ashore in Aceh on Monday. The day before, …

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Historic UN Security Council Resolution Fails to Address Rohingya Genocide

Media Release From Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today welcomed the historic first UN Security Council Resolution on Burma, but expressed disappointment that it failed to take any practical steps towards ending genocide of the Rohingya and preventing the flow of arms and revenue to the Burmese military. “The Resolution talks about …

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New Report: Myanmar Military Defying UN Court on Rohingya Genocide. UN Security Must Uphold Court Orders

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Rohingya continue to face a genocide that puts their very survival at risk, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said in a new report today. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered provisional measures to prevent ongoing genocide against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar. However, a new …

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