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Posts Tagged ‘Muslims Rohingya’ (12 found)

BURMA: CSW URGES RAKHINE STATE GOVERNMENT TO HALT PLANS TO DEMOLISH ROHINGYA MOSQUES

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today calls on the Rakhine (Arakhan) State Government, Burma, to halt plans to demolish more than 3,000 buildings associated with the Rohingya population on the pretext that they have been built illegally. This includes 12 mosques and 35 madrasas in the Muslim-majority townships of Maungdaw and Buthidaung […]

September 27, 2016  •  By Christian Wolidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

STOP PLNS TO DEMOLISH MOSQUES, MADRASAS AND ROHINGYAS’ HOUSES

We, the undersigned organizations, strongly condemned the Arakan (Rakhine) State government’s plans to demolish more than 3000 Rohingyas’ buildings, including 12 mosques and 35 madrasas, in the townships of Maungdaw and Buthidaung, under the pretext of illegal construction […]

September 23, 2016  •  By 11 Rohingya Organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

46 Local, National, and International Human Rights Groups Oppose Lifting of U.S. Sanctions on Burma in Lead Up to Aung San Suu Kyi Visit

Washington, DC, September 12, 2016 – As the U.S. prepares for a visit by Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Burma, they must reconsider their decision to lift further sanctions on the country […]

September 13, 2016  •  By U.S. Campaign for Burma and STAND  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NGOs’ Open Letter to Barack Obama regarding Sanctions on Burma

We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our concern regarding the recent report by Human Rights Watch that reveals that the U.S. government “plans to announce the lifting of key sanctions during Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Washington, DC,” beginning on September 13.1 Despite the marked democratic progress and peacebuilding activities that have taken place in Burma since last November’s election—which we applaud—there remain a number of pressing issues threatening the stability of the country and its most vulnerable people […]

September 12, 2016  •  By 44 Worldwide Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD Government Must Restore the Human Rights for Rohingya population

(London, 27th June 2016) – Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) welcomes the new report published on 20th June 2016 by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) of the United Nations pointing out the gross human rights violations committed against the Rohingya, Kachin and Shan peoples of Myanmar […]

June 27, 2016  •  By Burma Human Rights Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Government Must Heed US Stance on Rohingya

Secretary Kerry Shakes Hands with Myanmar Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hliang before a Bilateral Meeting at the Commander-in-Chief's Compound in Naypyitaw

With US sanctions on Burma being extended with amendments, and US Secretary of State, John Kerry paying a visit to the country, US policy on Burma has become clarified […]

May 24, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S.: Ongoing Atrocity Crimes Against Ethnic Minorities Merit U.S. Sanctions Renewal on Myanmar (Burma)

(Washington, D.C., May 9, 2016)—U.S. President Barack Obama should renew sanctions authority on Myanmar (Burma) for at least another year due to ongoing egregious human rights violations against ethnic minorities in the country, said Fortify Rights and United to End Genocide in a new report published today […]

May 9, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD Must Lift all Aid Restrictions in Arakan State

Today a ferry boat with 65 Rohingya passengers including men, women, children and babies, sank at the entrance of ThayChoung river after being hit by big wave while they were traveling from Sin Tat Maw (Sandama) IDP camp in Pauktaw Township to Sittwe Township, Arakan, to buy food […]

April 19, 2016  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Fortify Rights to Support Search-and-Rescue Charity MOAS

(Bangkok, February 26, 2015)—Fortify Rights today announced that it would join the global search and rescue charity MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) in its mission in Southeast Asia aimed at mitigating loss of life at sea […]

February 26, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Sticks and Stones: Hate Speech Narratives and Facilitators in Myanmar

Sticks and StonesConditions for Muslims have steadily declined in Myanmar, with the Rohingya Muslims of Rakhine State facing the gravest threat. In 2012, the country was rocked by the worst sectarian violence in over 50 years, resulting in over 200 killed and 140,000 displaced, most of them being the Rohingya […]

February 5, 2016  •  By C4ADS  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤