RN Breakfast | Published by ABC on March 7, 2019 Rights groups warn against Rohingya relocation to Bangladesh island Bangladesh has confirmed it will begin relocating Rohingya refugees to an uninhabited island off its southern coast within weeks. The Bhashan Char islet in the Bay of Bengal has been earmarked by Dhaka for about 100,000 Rohingyas. The relocation plan is aimed at easing overcrowding at the Cox’s Bazaar camp where a million Rohingya refugees are living after fleeing persecution in Myanmar. But international groups and rights activists warn the move is dangerous and risky.
Published by Astro Awani on February 22, 2019 Dunia wajar diingatkan tentang jenayah kaum yang dilupakan, lama sesudah peristiwa Holocaust dan pembunuhan beramai-ramai etnik Kemboja oleh rejim Khmer Rouge. Pengasas Bersama Forces of Renewal Southeast Asia atau FORSEA, Dr Maung Zarni menegaskan, ada satu lagi peristiwa mirip Holocaust dan kekejaman Pol Pot, iaitu pembunuhan jenayah kaum terhadap Rohingya di Myanmar.
Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great honor to present at this first ever International Conference on Protection and Accountability in Burma. As you may know, I have just completed an 11 day visit to Thailand and Bangladesh. Today’s presentation will be based on my visit and the End of Mission Statement presented on 25 January 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is quite unfortunate that the human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate and how many parts of the repressive architecture that existed under successive military governments remain. Instead of bringing about the democratic reforms that were promised, the […]
By Azad Essa | Published by Al Jazeera on February 9, 2019 A two-day international conference is urging collective and decisive action against Myanmar. New York City – The question of justice has dominated discussions at a New York conference on the persecution suffered by the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar. Panellists, including international legal experts, Rohingya refugees, members of the diaspora and human rights activists, packed the James Room of Bernard College at Columbia University on Friday and Saturday, calling on the international community to take collective and decisive action against the Myanmar government. The Rohingya minority in Myanmar, long considered the most […]
By Umar Farooq | Published by Anadolu Agency on February 9, 2019 New York conference highlights Muslim minority’s predicament, calls on world to pressure Myanmar to stop attacks WASHINGTON — Fear, intimidation, repression and genocide. These are the words used by members of the Rohingya community to describe what is happening to them at the hands of Myanmar’s military forces. “Some may think that by leaving a repressive, genocidal regime, Rohingya will be free,” said Yasmin Ullah, a Rohingya activist. “Fear and intimidation are part of everyday life in Arakan, or what is called Rakhine state today. Fear and intimidation […]
By Dildar Baykan | Published by Anadolu Agency on February 9, 2019 Generals who have run genocidal campaign must become international pariahs, says Gregory Stanton NEW YORK — Perpetrators of the Rohingya genocide should stand trial at an international court for their crimes against humanity, the founding president of non-governmental organization Genocide Watch said Friday. “We created international tribunals to try the perpetrators of the Cambodian genocide, the Rwandan genocide and of other genocides, the ones in Bosnia, in East Timor and elsewhere. Now we have the International Criminal Court,” said Gregory Stanton, a research professor in genocide studies and prevention at […]
By Umar Farooq | Published by Anadolu Agency on February 8, 2019 Special rapporteur says Myanmar military’s new bases raise concerns about new violence against Rohingya WASHINGTON — A UN special rapporteur for Myanmar on Friday expressed concerns over the Myanmar military constructing new bases in Rakhine state. Yanghee Lee said she was told the Myanmar military is constructing new bases throughout the entire area and received information that civilians in Myanmar had seen troops moving through villages in Rakhine and heard gunfire nearby. Her comments came via video at a conference hosted by the Free Rohingya Coalition (FRC) in […]
Angela Davis ႏွင့္ Gayatri Chakravorty Spival အပါအ၀င္ ကမာၻေက်ာ္ပညာရွင္မ်ား၊ ကုလသမဂၢ အထူးကုိယ္စားလွယ္မ်ား၊ တက္ႂကြလႈပ္ရွားသူမ်ားႏွင့္ ဒုကၡသည္မ်ားက ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံတြင္ လူမ်ဳိးတုံးသတ္ျဖတ္မႈႏွင့္ စစ္ရာဇ၀တ္မႈ အဆုံးသတ္ေရးအတြက္ နယူးေယာက္ၿမိဳ႕တြင္ ညီလာခံတစ္ရပ္က်င္းပမည္။ ေက်ာ္ၾကားသည့္တက္ႂကြလႈပ္ရွားသူႏွင့္ကမာၻေက်ာပညာရွင္တစ္ဦးျဖစ္သည့္ Angela Davis က ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံကုိ ကမာၻ႔တဝွမ္းမွ သပိတ္ေမွာက္ၾကရန္ႏွင့္ ကုလသမဂၢ အထူးကုိယ္စားလွယ္ ယန္ဟီးလီက ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အား ႏုိင္ငံတကာ လူသားခ်င္းစာနာေထာက္ထားမႈဥပေဒအတုိင္း တာ၀န္ေက်ျပြန္ရန္ ဗီဒီယုိမိန္႔ခြန္းမ်ား ေပးပို႔တုိက္တြန္းထားၾကသည္။ ခ်က္ခ်င္း (ကနဦး) ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္၂၀၁၉ ေဖေဖာ္၀ါရီလ (၄) ရက္ ဆက္သြယ္ရန္ – ေမာင္ဇာနည္၊ +44 771 047 3322 | ေနဆန္းလြင္ – +49 176 62139138 E-mail: ColumbiaBurmaConference@gmail.com & Tweet @FreeRoCoalition နယူးေယာက္။ ။ ရုိဟင္ဂ်ာမ်ားကိုယ္တိုင္ဦးစီးေသာ ရုိဟင္ဂ်ာအေရးတြင္ ကမာၻ႔ဦးေဆာင္တက္ႂကြလႈပ္ရွားသူမ်ား အုပ္စုျဖစ္သည့္ ရုိဟင္ဂ်ာလြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးၫြန္႔ေပါင္းအဖြဲ႔ (Free Rohingya Coalition – FRC) သည္ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံမွလူနည္းစုမ်ားကုိ ကာကြယ္ေပးရန္ႏွင့္ တာ၀န္ခံမႈရွိရန္တုိ႔အတြက္ ႏုိင္ငံတကာညီလာခံကုိ ၂၀၁၉ ေဖေဖာ္၀ါရီလ ၈-၉ ရက္ေန႔မ်ားတြင္ နယူးေယာက္ၿမဳိ႕၊ ဘားနဒ္ ေကာလိပ္၌ ႏွစ္ရက္ၾကာ က်င္းပမည္ ျဖစ္သည္။ လူသားခ်င္းစာနာေထာက္ထားမႈႏွင့္ ႏုိင္ငံတကာျပစ္မႈဥပေဒပညာတတ္ကၽြမ္းသည့္ ပညာရွင္မ်ား၊ တက္ႂကြလႈပ္ရွားသူမ်ား၊ ျမန္မာ့အေရး ကၽြမ္းက်င္သူမ်ား တစ္ေနရာတည္းတြင္ စုဆုံသည့္ ရွားပါးညီလာခံျဖစ္သည္။ ၂၀၁၈ စက္တင္ဘာလ ၁၈ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ကုလသမဂၢ ႏုိင္ငံတကာ အခ်က္အလက္ရွာေဖြေရးအဖြဲ႔က စာမ်က္ႏွာ […]
Free Rohingya Coalition, a leading global activist group led by and for the Rohingya people, is hosting a two-day international conference at Barnard College, New York City on February 8-9, calling for accountability and protection for national minorities in Myanmar. This is a rare convergence of academics and activists hailing from and with expertise on Burma, with humanitarians and international criminal law practitioners, according to the Free Rohingya Coalition (FRC) in a statement released on February 1. It is being held after more than 17 months since some 750,000 Rohingya fled Rakhine state as Myanmar military conducted a brutal campaign. In September […]
Led by global activist group Free Rohingya Coalition, two-day conference will address national minorities in Myanmar By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet | Published by Anadolu Agency on February 3, 2019 ANKARA — The Free Rohingya Coalition (FRC) will host an international conference at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City on Feb. 8 and 9. The two-day conference, with the participation of world renowned scholars, UN envoys, activists and refugees, will call for accountability and protection for national minorities in Burma, also known as Myanmar, the FRC said in a statement on Friday. “This is a rare convergence of academics […]