2020 Press Release

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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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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