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

BROUK Welcomes UNGA Resolution on Burma

On 24 December 2012 the United Nations General Assembly expressed serious concern over violence between Rohingya Muslims and Buddhists in Burma (Myanmar) and called upon the Government to address reports of human rights abuses by the authorities […]

December 24, 2012  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Urgent International Actions to Protect Rohingya People

Burmese government has not only manifestly failed to protect the Rohingya population but it has also been a primary force behind the persecution and destruction of them. Thus the “responsibility to protect Rohingya” lies with the international community. We, therefore, urge upon the international community, UN, OIC, EU, ASEAN, UK, US and all Burma’s neighbours

November 8, 2012  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Urgent Aid Needed for Rohingya Starving in Their Own Homes

A new crisis is emerging in Arakan State, Burma, where up to 700,000 Rohingya are trapped in their homes and villages, unable to go out and buy food or farm because of ongoing attacks and threats against them. BROUK is already receiving reports of babies dying from malnutrition […]

October 3, 2012  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

BROUK Appeal to World Body to Put Pressure on President Thein Sein’s Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing Proposal

Today, Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK appeals to world leaders at the UN General Assembly to put pressure on President Thein Sein following his proposal to remove all Rohingya people from Burma and place them in third countries.

After President Thein Sein’s proposal, Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) has received reports till today that there have been mass arrests with Rohingya people kept in detention camps without trial, without food or medical services […]

September 26, 2012  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Mass Arrests of Rohingya Taking Place

BROUK has received information from sources from Arakan that police and security forces are continuing to make mass arrests in Burma, and that Rohingya people are being tortured and killed in the process of these arrests […]

July 4, 2012  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

BROUK Addresses British Parliament on Arakan Crisis

The President of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK), Tun Khin together with Benedict Rogers (East Asia Team Leader, Christian Solidarity Worldwide) and Chris Lewa (Co-co-ordinator for Arakan Project) presented evidence of the persecution of Rohingyas in Arakan State at a meeting in the British Parliament today. The meeting was chaired by Baroness Kinnock, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Democracy in Burma, and focused on the current crisis in Arakan State, Burma […]

June 27, 2012  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

BROUK Welcomes EU-Parliament Resolution on Burma

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today welcomed the European Parliament resolution of 20th April 2012 calling on Burmese regime for changes to the 1982 law on citizenship to ensure due recognition of the right to citizenship of the Rohingya ethnic minority […]

April 24, 2012  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organization UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

BROUK Condemns Sentencing 63 Rohingyas on Immigration Charge

We at BROUK strongly condemn the sentencing of 63 innocent Rohingya boat people to one and a half years each by a Burmese court, under immigration law, after their boat ended up on the shores of southern Burma. According to our reliable source they were left stranded at sea by their agent 16 kilometers from the coastal town of Kawthaung in Tennasserim division […]

December 12, 2011  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤