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Posts Tagged ‘Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK’ (45 found)

The Rohingya, the Citizenship Law, Temporary Registration, and Implementation of the Rakhine State Action Plan

In February 2015 around a million people, ethnic Rohingya lost their right to vote in Burma’s upcoming election. The British government said nothing about the massive blow both to the rights of the Rohingya and the credibility of the election. The British government is still talking about the election as a critical moment in Burma’s transition to democracy […]

April 2, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rohingya Denied Right to Vote – New briefing on ‘White Card’ Withdrawal

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today publishes a new briefing paper the escalation of repression of the Rohingya by President Thein Sein by withdrawing their right to vote […]

April 2, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rohingya Panel Discussion At Human Rights Council, Geneva

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK has participated in a panel discussion on the Rohingya crisis in Burma with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Burma at the United Nations Human Rights Council […]

March 18, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤

A Briefing by Burmese Rohingya Organization UK: International Investigation Urgently Needed into Human Rights Abuses Against the Rohingya

The Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma are the most persecuted ethnic minority in Burma, subject to policies of oppression which are applied almost exclusively to them. Government policies target Rohingya on the basis of their ethnicity and religion. The Rohingya are widely viewed in Burma as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, despite the fact that Rohingya people have lived in Burma for centuries […]

January 28, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Rohingya: Violations of International Law Require International Investigation – New Briefing Paper

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today publishes a new briefing paper ‘International investigation urgently needed into human rights abuses against the Rohingya’, detailing violations of international law against the Rohingya in Burma […]

January 28, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

British Parliament Debates Rohingya of Burma

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK welcomes the debate on the Rohingya held in the British Parliament on Wednesday 14th January. We are disappointed however, by the response of Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire MP, who failed to accept that his approach has failed to influence the Burmese government, and failed to announce any new initiatives to try to address the human rights and humanitarian crisis faced by the Rohingya in Burma […]

January 12, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee Should Focus on Violations of International Law

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today called on UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee to make violations of international law against the Rohingya the main focus when she visits Rakhine State, Burma.

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK is also calling on Yanghee Lee to recommend that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon personally take the lead in negotiating international humanitarian access in Rakhine State […]

January 7, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

BROUK Welcomes US Senate Resolution on Rohingya

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today welcomed the introduction of a Resolution in the US Senate condemning all forms of persecution and discrimination against the Muslim Rohingya ethnic group from Burma. BROUK would like to express many thanks to US Senator Menedez and Senator Mark Kirk for introducing this resolution. […]

November 24, 2014  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Community Silent on New Rohingya Crackdown

International Community Silent on New Rohingya Crackdown Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today called on the international community to end its silence over a new wave of repression against the Rohingya which began in September. […]

November 19, 2014  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Release on John Kerry’s Visit to Burma

Just days before US Secretary of State John Kerry is due to visit Burma, more than 100 security forces came to the Rohingya IDPs camp in Thandawlee village in Sittwe, capital of Arakan State, and killed one Rohingya and seriously injured two others. More than 15 Rohingyas were arrested by security forces. At the same time, Rohingyas in Buthidaung and Maungdaw, in northern Arakan, have been arrested, threatened and harassed while the government attempts to collect population data […]

August 7, 2014  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤