Press Release: Remembering Rohingya Genocide on 25 August 2018

Press Release 14 August 2018 REMEMBERING ROHINGYA GENOCIDE ON 25 AUGUST 2018 Free Rohingya Coalition, a global network of Rohingya and non-Rohingya activists and advocates, are planning to commemorate 25 August 2018 as the “Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day”. On this day one year ago, Myanmar Tatmadaw or the Armed Forces launched the largest scale mass killing, rape and arson to date.  Over 300 predominantly Rohingya villages and a few towns in Western Myanmar were targeted.  The official pretext for this operation was the existence of a small band of desperate, young and militant Rohingyas. Rohingya rights activists and researchers have […]

The Free Rohingya Coalition Statement on the non-inclusive, non-transparent nature of the 6 June MOU between Myanmar and UNHCR and UNDP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7 June 2018 The Free Rohingya Coalition is gravely concerned about the non-inclusive, non transparent nature of UN agencies signing a repatriation deal with Myanmar The coalition demands protection of Rohingya people in both return and in rebuilding communities, as well as restoration of full-citizenship and recognition of group identity in Myanmar. FRANKFURT, Germany: We, the Free Rohingya Coalition, welcome the involvement of the two UN agencies, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in supporting the creation of “conditions conducive to voluntary, safe, dignified, and sustainable refugee […]

1 June, France-Bangladesh Group to hold Rohingya Conference at the French National Assembly

German Version | Arabic Version 1 June, France-Bangladesh Group to hold Rohingya Conference at the French National Assembly Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi, Bangladeshi Speaker of the Parliament Dr Shirin Shamin Chaudury and Canadian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy Hon. Bob Rae to speak MEDIA ADVISORY Bangladesh-France Friendship Group, the National Assembly of France, to host an international conference on the situation of 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and persecuted Rohingya communities in Myanmar Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi, Bangladeshi Speaker of the Parliament Dr Shirin Shamin Chaudury and Canadian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy Hon. Bob Rae among […]