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Burma has banned UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee from her January visit to “assess the human rights situation” across the country. Burma is shamelessly attempting to cover-up horrific war crimes Read More...
Burma Task Force works to confront the Myanmar Government’s denial of Rohingya rights and the failure to stop anti-Muslim and anti-Rohingya sentiment from spreading. Noting the unprecedented mass Read More...
By Adem Carroll   The air grows cooler. Suddenly evening drops a pungent mist veiling the displacement camp. All up and down dark muddy hills small fires have been lit, wavering spots of Read More...
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, made a short visit to Burma/Myanmar on November 16 where he met Aung San Suu Kyi. The visit had mixed results. Positively, Secretary Tillerson used the name “ Read More...
The GuardianOver the past two months, more than 600,000 Rohingya people have been driven from their homes, had their land destroyed, and endured torture and rape while searching for safety Read More...
Press Release 7 November 2017 Burma Task Force Asks the UN Security Council to do more to stop genocide of Rohingyas   Chicago, IL. - November 7, 2017 - Burma Task Force   Read More...
“Never Again” is “happening again,” was the chant of demonstrators across the world, who called for sanctions against Burma/Myanmar for its modern-day genocide against our Rohingya sisters and Read More...
Dr. Maung Zarni, a Burmese scholar and democracy activist, has translated a portion of a speech on his blog by Sitagu Sayadaw, one of Burma's most popular monks, that was Read More...
 October 30, 2017 - The world’s inaction is deafening. The United Nations says that it expects most of the remaining 500,000 Rohingya outside of IDP camps in Burma to cross the border Read More...
October 9, 2017 - Since October 1st, thousands of Rohingya have been stranded on Myanmar's beaches, waiting for rescue, but boats cannot arrive because Bangladesh’s government has banned fishing Read More...
The historic Permanent Peoples' Tribunal with 7 international Judges using international law just declared Rohingya are facing genocide.This strengthens the consensus of charging Myanmar with the Read More...
September 20 - Press Release - September 20 Beginning on September 18, 2017 the Permanent People’s Tribunal on Burma has been meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to listen to testimonies Read More...
(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Representative Steve Chabot (R-Ohio), along with 22 bipartisan members of Congress, sent a letter today to Secretary of Read More...
Burma Task Force has organized worldwide rallies and demonstrations in the past week demanding Myanmar stop its genocidal atrocities against Rohingya Muslims, demonstrators also called on their Read More...
Day 3:Day 2:Day 1 Session 3:Day 1 Session 1:For background on the judges, experts and testimonites to be presented at the PPT click here. Read More...
As the UN general assembly is reconvened in mid-September, Burma Task Force is calling for a day of worldwide silent demonstrations to protest the genocide of Rohingyas. The demonstrations will be Read More...
A home owned by a Buddhist, in a town that we are told prides itself on being completely Buddhist has demolished a house on the rumor that a mosque was being built. The origin of the rumor is unknown Read More...
In a Letter-to-the-Editor (July 23) published in the Washington Post, the director-general of the Ministry of the Office of the State Counsellor’s Communication Unit, Aye Aye Soe took issue with the Read More...
Journalists Peter Oborne, Emmanuel Stoakes and Alastair Sloan published a must read critical piece that questions whether or not the UN has failed the Rohingya in Burma. The reporters investigated Read More...
The situation for the Rohingya is not improving but instead is worsening. This is despite the election of Suu Kyi in 2015 and her promises of reform and inclusion. Genocide is being accelerated as Read More...
We already knew that the levels of malnutrition and risk of starvation for the Rohingya were high, and now we are getting a clearer picture of the full extent of the devastation wrought by the Read More...
David Sim, writing for the International Business Times has reported on the first access journalists have gotten to interview and document the stories of Rohingya villagers. The access was Read More...
The Foreign Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland whose office Burma Task Force Canada has met with several times, spoke out against the persecution and continued suffering of Rohingya. On July 10, Read More...
New York TimesFive years after a genocidal wave of anti-Muslim violence forced more than 120,000 Rohingya Muslims into camps in the primarily Buddhist nation of Myanmar, the recently-elected Read More...
BANGKOK — The U.N.'s top official for refugee affairs said Friday that granting citizenship to members of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority is crucial for achieving peace in the country's Read More...
Ramadan has past. It was an especially hard one for many of our Rohingya brothers and sisters, who are suffering in camps with little food and water. They've been hit by cyclones and als continue to Read More...
The United Nations has documented shocking accounts of sexual violence, including gang rape, against Rohingya women and girls at the hands of Myanmar’s military. News Deeply spoke with a U.N. Read More...
Official Documents (in Burmese) of the ban against Ma Ba Tha (the first 2 pix), Ma Ba Tha's call to national meeting (the third one with the Ma Ba Tha logo) and today's (28 May) official announcement Read More...
Burma Task Force USA is the only organized advocacy effort putting pressure on Burmese and international governments to end the genocide against the Rohingya and restore their rights as full citizens Read More...
Freelance photojournalist Andrew Day's photo exhibit, "Testimony" sponsored by the Burma Task Force ran from May 8-14 in Toronto, Canada. The opening reception of the event was a success. Ahmed Read More...
By Sally Kantar Irrawady News Activists and refugees demonstrated as State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was presented with the Freedom of the City of London award on Monday, calling the Read More...
Burma's civilian government is holding water for the military. By Robin Emmott | BRUSSELS The European Union clashed on Tuesday with the visiting leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, by Read More...
  Reproduced with consent of author.   Bertil Lintner Irrawaddy newspaper The Irrawaddy is a disputable anti-Rohingya racist platform run by a group of anti-Rohingya Read More...
"Never again!"??? @drzarni The slow-burning #Genocide of #Myanmar's #Rohingya". UN, US, UK, EU, ASEAN culpable. Have we no human norms? — maung zarni (@drzarni) February 21, 2014   # Read More...
I have followed this Inquiry Commission since its inception on 17 August.  I have done so not simply because it was presided over by my old history teacher at Mandalay University in 1982 or Read More...

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