Join the movement by wearing BLACK in solidarity on Sunday, 13 June 2021

1 June 2021 PRESS RELEASE Join the movement by wearing BLACK in solidarity on Sunday, 13 June 2021 and remember to share your photos and messages of solidarity with us on twitter @ProtectRohingya & on instagram @protecttherohingya using the Hashtag: #Black4Rohingya The Rohingya have suffered decades of systematic persecution in their home country  of Myanmar. They are denied citizenship, freedom of movement, access to education and health services; they have been subject to land confiscations, arbitrary arrests, forced labour, extortion, torture, rape, mass killings and other forms of collective punishment. On 25 August 2017, the genocide forced a million Rohingya to

Free Rohingya Coalition calls for urgent access to refugee protections for Rohingyas detained and at risk of deportation to Myanmar

On the 6th of March 2021, 168 Rohingya refugees were rounded in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and detained. They are at imminent risk of forced repatriation or refoulement to Myanmar, where the military junta is currently engaged in serious human rights violations and the killing of unarmed civilians across the country. The arrests in J&K are clearly designed to spread fear and insecurity throughout the Rohingya refugee population of India. Rohingya refugees in J&K were rounded up for “verification” at Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu where they were required to provide biometric and biographic data, including information about relatives at

Free Rohingya Coalition condemn Myanmar Coup and support the emerging popular anti-dictatorship movement

Free Rohingya Coalition condemn Myanmar Coup and support the emerging popular anti-dictatorship movement 7 February 2021 London & Frankfurt:  The Free Rohingya Coalition, an international network of Rohingya refugee activists and international human rights activists and scholars, wholeheartedly support the democratic aspirations of Myanmar’s diverse peoples, both majoritarian Buddhist Burmese and other national minorities.   We join hands with all Myanmar peoples in their struggle to end 58-years of military repression, crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide. We unequivocally condemn the coup of 1 February led by the Tatmadaw leadership of Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. The Tatmadaw or military

The Question of “Intent” in Genocide

In the first episode of the 2021 Free Rohingya Coalition Genocide Podcast Series, Gregory Stanton and Daniel Feierstein, the past two Presidents of the International Association of Genocide Scholars, shared their thoughts on the perennial question of INTENT in the Genocide Convention, and discuss The Gambia vs Myanmar case at the International Court of Justice. Hosted by Dr. Maung Zarni