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Footage shows 'prison-like units' built for Rohingya on Bangladesh island

Exclusive video shows grim living conditions on remote silt island of Bhasan Char

 

 

 

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Rohingya Refugees Stranded on Burma Beaches, Denied Protection in Bangladesh

Memo: Burma Task Force

Date: October 10, 2017

Despite allowing over 500,000 Rohingya refugees to enter from Myanmar/Burma during the month of September, the Government of Bangladesh is no longer allowing any rescue boats to rescue these survivors of ethnic cleansing. Thousands of Rohingya are now stranded on Myanmar's beaches, unable to cross into Bangladesh.

 

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The Safe Zone Concept

 

Thoughts Towards a Creative and Effective Application in The Rohingya Crisis

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1+ million Rohingya in refugee camps. 52.3 % of women raped. Thousands of orphans. Waiting for aid and justice. 

Facebook Admits It Was Used to Incite Violence in Myanmar

Facebook has long promoted itself as a tool for bringing people together to make the world a better place. Now the social media giant has acknowledged that in Myanmar it did the opposite, and human rights groups say it has a lot of work to do to fix that.

Facebook failed to prevent its platform from being used to “foment division and incite offline violence” in the country, one of its executives said in a post on Monday, citing a human rights report commissioned by the company.

 

'Ongoing genocide' against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims: UN

A genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims is still continuing, UN investigators said Wednesday as they presented a report to the Security Council, calling for the issue to be referred to an international tribunal.

Marzuki Darusman, chairman of the UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, said that beyond mass killings, the conflict included the ostracization of the population, prevention of births, and widespread displacement in camps.

7 Ways to Check If Your Candidate is Rohingya-Friendly

As a constituent whose voice makes a difference, ask your candidates to move beyond their normal talking points and start conversations about issues that matter to you, like the Rohingya Genocide. Your United States Senators and Members of the United States House of Representatives (Members of Congress -MoCs) elected in November will be making policy that will affect the Rohingyas for years to come. Do your part to stop the genocide, by getting this on your elected officials’ radars.

Burma Task Force Applauds UN Human Rights Council's Decision on Myanmar

 

 

The United Nations Human Rights Council has officially established a mechanism for systematically gathering and archiving evidence for the future prosecution of Burmese war criminals. The UNHCR's resolution represents a major step toward accountability and justice for the Rohingya, and provides an important step towards a real resolution of the crisis.

 

Statement in support of ICC referral of Burmese military and civilian leaders responsible for the Rohingya Genocide

We, the undersigned Rohingya leaders, seek referral of Burma to the International Criminal Court (ICC), ideally by the UN Security Council, but potentially by any UN member state that supports the ICC. We demand justice and want those responsible for this genocide to be punished to the maximum extent of the law. Support for international human rights laws and institutions is the overwhelming consensus among Rohingya leaders worldwide.

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