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

United Nations Expert Says There Are “Elements of Genocide” Against Myanmar’s Rohingya

The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights, Tomás Ojéa Quintana has said “There are elements of genocide in Rakhine with respect to Rohingya.”[…]

April 28, 2014  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK and Ko Maung Zarni  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rohingya Women and Children Raped and Killed

On 13th January 2014, in the early morning at around 3 am, a group of police, security forces, military and Rakhine entered Kiladaung village, south of Maungdaw, Arakan State. They entered a house and demanded valuables, gold and money from the Rohingya woman living there. Her husband had hidden when they saw the security forces approaching. When the woman refused to give them her jewellery, the security forces raped and killed her. When her children began shouting, many villagers came and violence started […]

January 15, 2014  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Resolution to End Persecution of the Rohingya in Burma Introduced

U.S. Government and International Community Must Help Stop Discrimination and Violence Against Rohingya and other Minority Groups

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) welcomed the introduction of a resolution that aims to end discrimination against the Rohingya, a minority group in Burma (officially the Union of Myanmar) that is one of the world’s most persecuted ethnic groups […]

November 19, 2013  •  By Physicians for Human Rights and Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement on Aung San Suu Kyi’s Outrageous Remarks on Muslims

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) and Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) strongly condemn Burmese opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi for her outrageous comments on Muslims in an interview with BBC on Thursday, 24 October 2013.

Her remarks on Burma’s peaceful living Muslim minority communities are full of prejudice based on fanatical patriotism and islamophobia […]

October 26, 2013  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK and Arakan Rohingya National Organisation  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Women and Children Killed and Urgent Action Needed to Stop Attacks against Muslims in Thandwe

A systematic new attack against Muslims of Thandwe in Arakan State began on Saturday. During last few hours the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) has received reports that many houses were burnt down in Dabru Shine village and Pauktaw village of Thandwe Township in Arakan State. According to our reliable source, some women and children were killed […]

October 1, 2013  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Prime Minister David Cameron Should Press President Thein Sein to Stop Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing

After decades of persecution, state sponsored deadly violence against the Rohingya and Kaman Muslims was carried out in Arakan in June and October 2012 that resulted in the killing of many thousands people, massive rape and large scale destruction of villages, homes and properties and displacement of about 150,000 Muslims. In addition the evidences of mass grave have been uncovered by the creditable human rights groups […]

July 14, 2013  •  By Arakan Rohingya National Organisation and Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Security Council Should Refer Burma to ICC over Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity Against Rohingya

The Burma Rohingya Organisation UK is calling on the British government to support the United Nations Security Council referring Burma to the International Criminal Court.

Human Rights Watch today released a new report ‘All You Can Do is Pray’, which provides evidence of ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity against the Rohingya […]

April 22, 2013  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Urgent Action Needed to Save Muslims in Burma from Pre-Planned Violence

On 20th March 2013 at 10am, a Buddhist couple from Meiktila Township entered a gold shop to try and sell some fake gold and started to threaten and abuse the shopkeeper. The shopkeeper, who tried to defend himself with a stick, suffered a head injury.

After half an hour, a crowd gathered and started stoning the shop and destroyed it. Two hours later, a big crowd came to the town and started destroying property, Muslims’ shops, mosques and houses were burnt down […]

March 22, 2013  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rohingya Delegation Meets Deputy Foreign Minister of South Africa

A delegation of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) is visiting South Africa to raise awareness about the situation of the Rohingya and human rights in Burma. The delegation was invited by Burma Campaign South Africa and Protect the Rohingya Group […]

March 5, 2013  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organizstion UK  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

BROUK Welcomes Statement of Tomás Ojea Quintana and Urges International Community to Take Immediate Action

On 16 February 2013, following a five-day mission to Burma, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Tomás Ojea Quintana expressed his concern about the “profound crisis” in Arakan state. He highlighted the lack of adequate health care in the larger Rohingya Muslim […]

February 20, 2013  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤