Free Rohingya Coalition (FRC) Statement calling on governments of ASEAN and South Asia to urgently provide entry and refuge to Rohingya Survivors of Myanmar’s Genocide and tackle the rising hate-speech occurring within their territories

IMMEDIATE RELEASE28 April 2020 Free Rohingya Coalition (FRC) Statement calling on governments of ASEAN and South Asia to urgently provide entry and refuge to Rohingya Survivors of Myanmar’s Genocide and tackle the rising hate-speech occurring within their territories Frankfurt, Germany and Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh:   The Free Rohingya Coalition, a global network of Rohingya survivors and international activists working to end Myanmar’s on-going genocide, are deeply troubled by the news reports about a number of Asian states, pushing starving Rohingyas on boats back out to the dangerous waters. Specifically, Malaysia, Thailand and Bangladesh are reportedly refusing to allow boat-loads of Rohingya

Visiting Auschwitz the day Poland locked itself down

By Maung Zarni | Published by Anadolu Agency on March 30, 2020 Genocides start with an act of framing human community, with their distinct group identity, typically vulnerable and weak, as ‘a virus’ or ‘existential threat’ LONDON — The SS, Hitler’s ruthless deliverers of death, came to believe their own racially-charged propaganda about diseases being spread by Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe. They succumbed to their own fears of viruses and other contagions. So much so, that during the deportations of Jews from the ghetto to the camps, the SS troops in Krakow would not enter the Jewish ghetto hospital set up